Images of America: SNOQUALMIE PASS – by John and Chery Kinnick

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Situated in the Cascades about 50 miles east of Seattle, Snoqualmie Pass is intersected by the most heavily used route connecting eastern and western Washington.

In the 1800s, use of the old Native American trail by explorers, cattlemen, and miners created a need for a wagon road. A railway and highway followed, and Snoqualmie Pass quickly developed into an all-season recreational paradise with over a half million visitors annually.

Known for easy access to snow sports and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness area, nighttime ski operations, and the world-famous terrain of Alpental, Snoqualmie Pass is also a community of neighborhoods with both full-time and part-time residents who share a unique mountain lifestyle.

About the Authors

Authors John and Chery Kinnick were married at St. Bernard’s Chapel at Snoqualmie Summit and moved to Alpental in 1994. John has worked as a certified Summit Learning Center ski instructor for over 20 years and leads ski tours to the Alps. Chery is a supervisor for the University of Washington Libraries and a recent participant of the Nearby History writing seminar through Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry. The images in this book come from a variety of public sources, as well as very special private collections.

Arcadia Publishing
: 10/03/2007
Images of America
: 200 Black And White
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)