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Upcoming Talks by KH staff

YouTube on demand: Seattle’s First Railroad — Seattle Coal and Transportation Company

CANCELED: Two mini-talks for the Woodinville Heritage Society monthly meeting: “Mrs. Woodin goes to Seattle” and “DeYoung Feeds and the Northern Pacific”

CANCELED: Seattle’s First Railroad: The Seattle Coal & Transportation Co. (Redmond Historical Society evening talk series) — to be rescheduled


Feature Spotlight: The Lake Washington Belt Line in Kirkland, 1905-2009

Feriton--Quality Feed Mills, Bldg. B front, 508 6th Ave. S, 1939-06-13 (WSA, 788260-0110, PSRB)
Kirkland-water-tank-1939-06-27-WSA-082505-9059-PSRB
Kirkland-NP-GP7-557-leading-Woolley-Local-south-across-Bridge-17-1952-NPRHA-JMF02-03769.0-PNRA
Kirkland-depot-1969-03-WSA-082505-9059-PSRB
Kirkland-depot-1964-07-27-Perry-Brunson-via-Walt-Ainsworth-NPRHA-PNRA
Kirkland-Bridge-17-circa-1927-Matt-McCauley
Feriton-Seattle-Door-Co.-looking-S-with-Train-676-1957-John-Magnuson
Feriton-Globe-Feed-with-GP9-259-1966-07-22-Al-Farrow-NP-011-R-Dale-Sanders
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The Cross-Kirkland Corridor was an active railroad for over 100 years before becoming a popular multi-use trail. We dove deep into the history of the railroad and the businesses that it served. Enjoy!