Upper Skykomish Valley towns lost to time | Taking Stock
Last updated 4/19/2017 at Noon
Many of us travel Highway 2 over Stevens Pass. In the winter, it may be to ski; in the summer, for a visit to Central or Eastern Washington.
Do you ever think about what you are passing through, or do you just drive to get where you are going as quickly as possible?
Most would be surprised by the history of the Upper Skykomish Valley. What you see now is forest, and one of the most common places for sighting Harry the Sasquatch. In fact, much of the filming of Harry and the Hendersons was done in the Upper Skykomish Valley. That is what you see now, but 100 years ago it was a very industr...