Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

1919 Corfu

Leah Carrell photo. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Allen says, "Corfu depot, 1919. On the baggage cart, left to right: "Bux" Carrell, son of agent, Emil Rudloff, station agent from Ralston and Hurley Carrell, Corfu station agent."

Sunday, October 28, 2012

1919 Eastbound Olympian at Corfu.

Leah Carrell photo. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Allen says, "Eastbound Olympian by Corfu, 1919. Woman nearest camera is second trick operator Elsie Rudloff, nearest the train order signal mast is Leah Carrell, relief operator and wife of agent. Man is agent Hurley Carrell and son "Bux" next to building.Just visible beyond the observation car end is the stock yard and an outhouse and the chicken house on the hillside."

Friday, October 26, 2012

1919 Corfu

Leah Carrell photo. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Depot and park at Corfu.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sunday Picnic At Corfu

Leah Carrell photo. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Allen says, "A Sunday afternoon picnic at Corfu. Left to right: Pasco Devino, section foreman; "Bux" Carrell and his mother, Leah, son and wife of the depot agent; Tom Depue, train dispatcher out of Spokane and Hazel Merrill, local school teacher."

Monday, October 22, 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

April 2012 Schrag

A chance stopping by found the nice folks loading cars on April 20.

 End of track.

 View towards Ritzville.

Looking East towards "town."

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Beverly Bulletin Board

Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Front and back of the helper crew's bulletin board from the Beverly depot.

Allen says, "This is one of the items in my collection that I can date pretty accurately. The "c/o Supt. Moll" is referring to Alexander Henry Moll, who was superintendent of the Columbia Division at Malden from November 1, 1909 until December, 1910. He later ended up as a chief dispatcher on the Frisco. His father was Justus B. Moll, General Roadmaster of the C.M.& St.P. in Chicago."

Monday, October 8, 2012

E3 At Othello

Photo by Wade Stevenson. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Allen says, : "Here is an interesting photo taken in Othello by Wade Stevenson. There is a Bipolar electric on train No. 15, a wooden cupola caboose on the right, a pair of F-7 diesels in the lightning bolt scheme, another Bipolar and another wooden, cupola style caboose and a set of boxcab electrics at the far right."

Friday, October 5, 2012

Milwaukee Excursion Train

Photos by Wade Stevenson. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

On Tuesday, May 6, 1913 an excursion train known as the "Trade Extension" was run out of Ellensburg at 8 a.m. to Othello where the crowd was served lunch. The train then returned to Beverly and went down the new branch line to Hanford, stopping at White Bluffs for the night. From Hanford, the next day, the train returned to Ellensburg, arriving about 6 p.m. The purpose being to induce business men to invest and buy lots in the new towns and increase the revenue from the branch.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012