COLUMBIA: Winter 1997–98 – Vol. 11, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1997–98 – Vol. 11, No. 4
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
The Lewis and Clark expedition—what does it mean to America almost 200 years later?
By Dayton Duncan
Orphan Road 7
Seattle’s long wait for a transcontinental train connection.
By Kurt E. Armbruster
From the Collection 19
Who are these people?
One Man’s Adventure in the Klondike 20
William Haskell’s gold rush memoir sparkles in the muddied landscape of Klondike literature.
By Terrence Cole
The Wahluke Slope of the Hanford Site 27
A historical land use debate rages on.
By Michele S. Gerber
History Album 34
Joshua the Second 35
The man who put a hex on San Francisco.
By Jan Parrott-Holden
Two Senators and the Boeing Company 38
Washington’s political culture leapt from progressivism to liberalism in less than 24 years.
By Richard S. Kirkendall
Columbia Reviews 44
Correspondence/Additional Reading 46