Lesson Fourteen: Industrialization, Technology, and Environment in Washington
Just how much the construction of railway lines identified the urban landscape of Washington can be seen by looking at maps for 1885 (above) and 1915 (below).
Donald B. Robertson, Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Vol. III. (Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1995), 181, 1885 map; 186, 1915 map.