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Archive for December 15th, 2015

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, December 15, 1928

The A.A. Denny No. 1. One of the earliest types of locomotives used on the Columbia & Puget Sound Railroad. This was a Mason-Fairlie engine with an outside valve known as a monkey motion. Many of this type were used on the Denver & Rio Grande in the early days.

The A.A. Denny No. 1. One of the earliest types of locomotives used on the Columbia & Puget Sound Railroad. This was a Mason-Fairlie engine with an outside valve known as a monkey motion. Many of this type were used on the Denver & Rio Grande in the early days.

The slogan “Seattle Spirit” is familiar to everyone in the great Northwest. I might say that its origin has been a mystery up to this issue. (more…)

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