COLUMBIA: Summer 1993 - Vol. 7, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Summer 1993 - Vol. 7, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1993 – Vol. 7, No. 2

Nor Any Drop to Drink   2
Potable water was not always easy to find on the Overland Trail.
By Jacqueline Williams

The Old Skagit Tour   7
The J. D. Ross brainchild that successfully promoted the concept of public-owned utilities in Seattle.
By Paul C. Pitzer

From the Collection   16
"If a fire bomb hits the house…"

The Wreck of the Valencia   17
Tragedy struck this Victoria-bound steamship when it went aground on the coast of Vancouver Island.
By John Frazier Henry

Brookfield   24
The town that vanished.
By Ray Fadich

What's in a Name   26
How local industry and trade influenced the naming of some of Washington's schools.
By James D. Keyser

History Album   34
Sea Haven, the terminal metropolis.

Timber & Water   35
Lumbering in Cowlitz County.
By Robert Ficken

Thorp Gristmill   43
A grassroots restoration project that grew—and grew.
By Yvonne Prater and Robin Schmith

Columbia Reviews   46

Correspondence/Additional Reading   48

 


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