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Seattle’s First Railroad

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June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Coal was the most significant source of prosperity for Seattle and the surrounding region during the nineteenth century. Carrying that coal from the mines at Newcastle to the harbor at Seattle was the Seattle Coal & Transportation Company, Puget Sound’s first railroad.

Members of the Newcastle Historical Society present new discoveries and rare images of this obscure piece of Northwest history and its operations at Seattle, Newcastle, and in between. Join us on Zoom to hear about the latest findings on this forgotten but vital piece of Pacific Northwest history.

Register at the link below to receive a Zoom link invite:

https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/5ec9c4cd6ae8e7450013c80f

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