COLUMBIA: Winter 1987–88 – Vol. 1, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1987–88 – Vol. 1, No. 4
History Commentary 2
Rails first and then development.
By John McClelland Jr.
The Duke of Tacoma and His Wonderful Museum 3
A little scandal in our beginnings.
By Frank L. Green
Little Girl Memories of a Christmas on the Cowlitz 10
Cowbells on the horses, candles on the tree.
By Mrs. Charles Olson
Building Ships on a Lake 12
Wartime construction at Kirkland.
By Lorraine McConaghy
Stagecoaches to Trains, Just 100 Years Ago 20
Twenty years of struggle to connect the Northwest with California.
By David M. Buerge
When History Was News 30
Six-state convention demands that all of Oregon be part of the United States.
The Columbia Before It Was Tamed 32
How a raging river was opened to steamboat traffic.
By William D. Layman
On Exhibit: The Untamed Columbia 42
What Really Happened to Meriwether Lewis? 43
Could he have been shot by an outraged husband?
By Dee Brown
Columbia Reviews 46
History Album 48