COLUMBIA: Fall 1994 – Vol. 8, No. 3
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 1994 – Vol. 8, No. 3
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 4
The Oregon Trail myth debunked.
By Robert E. Ficken
The Other Washington 6
Where tradition takes precedence over novel nomenclature.
By Terrence Cole
Fortress without Guns 9
Turn-of-the-century Fort Ward on Bainbridge Island played a short-lived role in the army's plans for coastal defense.
By David M. Hansen
Round with World with Citizen Train 16
Tacoma reaps international publicity on George Train's coattails.
By Frank L. Green
Walla Walla Sweets 18
Onions and ethnic rivival in an eastern Washington Italian community.
By Jens Lund
The Pacific Northwest Architecture of Carl F. Gould 24
A designer leaves his mark on the Seattle area.
By T. William Booth and William H. Wilson
From the Collection 31
Share the ride in your "V" car.
Officers' Row 32
Vancouver Barracks' historic neighborhood is being restored to its former glory.
By James Wagner and Jessica Walden
An Alaska boomtown gone bust.
By Elizabeth A. Tower
Correspondence/Additional Reading 43
Columbia Reviews 46