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COLUMBIA: Fall 1995 – Vol. 9, No. 3 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Fall 1995 – Vol. 9, No. 3

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 1995 – Vol. 9, No. 3

History Commentary   4
The new western history—still alive and kicking.
By Richard White

Steel Rails and Fish Scales   7
The Yakutat & Southern Railway ran on a schedule governed by the tides.
By William Alley

History Album   11
Thirsty?

Diamond in the Rough   12
Camp Parsons on Hood Canal has been the summer retreat of Seattle-area Boy Scouts for over 75 years.
By Michael Bruce Johnson

Washington's First Lights   19
As maritime traffic grew along the coast of Washington Territory, so did the need for lighthouse beacons.
By Sharlene and Ted Nelson

Columbia's Country   24
The search for a sustainable economic future continues in communities along the Columbia River.
By William G. Robbins

From the Collection   31
Depression-era farm workers.

The Battle of Wapato   32
Diverse forces combined to try to force Japanese tenant farmers out of this agricultural community.
By Thomas H. Heuterman

The Oregon Trail   39
The overland trail was a " water route" after all.
By James Ronda

Correspondence/Additional Reading   45

Columbia Reviews   46


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