Monday, November 19, 2018

Route Progress Skykomish-Everett

Here are some screenshots highlighting the track changes in and around Everett on our backdated version of Stevens Pass. You'll notice that there was a lot more to do for the railroads back then. Three railroads were in town, the GN, the NP, and the MILW, serving many more industries and spurs than there are today.

From south (Lowell) to north (Delta Jct.):

Saturday, November 10, 2018

A Scenic Ride in the Late 1920s

Sit back and enjoy this ride on the GN Cascadian Route from Skykomish to Berne in late 1928. The second Cascade Tunnel is nearly completed, this is during the last weeks of operation on the original line via Tye and through the first Cascade Tunnel.