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Chasing rail history on the Eastside | History Files


Last updated 8/6/2021 at 10:11am

Photo courtesy of Teresa A. Anderson

Thomas the Tank Engine at the depot at Snoqualmie Falls.

We spent a day chasing history.

The first location was the Cleveland High School Memorial Forest. After World War II, Cleveland High School students bought 20 acres on Issaquah-Fall City Road to remember their fellow Cleveland students who had died in the war.

At that time, it was a major thoroughfare. Until just a few years before, it had been the main route from Puget Sound to Snoqualmie Pass. Today it is a not-often-traveled country lane.

In Fall City, the road meets Highway 202, the Redmond-Fall City Road, the meeting point where the north and south branches of the historic Sunset Hig...

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