Chasing rail history on the Eastside | History Files
Last updated 8/6/2021 at 10:11am
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...