COLUMBIA: Summer 1993 - Vol. 7, No. 2
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
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