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Archive for May 16th, 2017

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, May 16, 1906

Agreement between Pacific Coast Co. and Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul protects Columbia & Puget Sound

The contract between the Pacific Coast Company and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, providing for the joint operation of tracks between Seattle and Maple Valley is now in the hands of a local printing firm and will be delivered to both roads with the signatures of officials of the lines within a few days. There are several details shown in the agreement which have not been made public.

It is specified that the contract shall run for ninety-nine years and covers the trackage of the Columbia & Puget Sound between Seattle and a point from 1,500 to 2,000 feet this side of Maple Valley as the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul may be able to make connection with its Cedar River Valley extension. (more…)

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