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Cool in the snowshed

A group of attendees at "GN days - Skykomish" on 8/14/2010 escapes the August heat inside of the snowshed at Wellington WA.

This shed was constructed in summer/fall 1910 after the disastrous and deadly avalanche hit Wellington on 3/1/1910. This line was abandoned by the Great Northern in 1929 when the 7.9 mile Cascade tunnel was opened.

Here are a couple of sites with additional information on this avalanche:

"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellington,_Washington_avalanche"

http://mysite.ncnetwork.net/mvmmvm/index.html

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