Early Day Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



Collection

Citation

Unknown., “Early Day Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed April 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8381.

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Title

Early Day Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Kittitas County (Wash.) -- Cityscapes; Historic districts -- Washington (State) -- Kittitas County; Cityscapes -- Washington (State) -- Kittitas County; Roslyn (Wash.) -- Cityscapes; Coal mines and mining -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; Northern Pacific Railway Company

Description

Coal was discovered in 1883 on land owned by the Northern Pacific Railway Company. The company located several mines in 1886. The town of Roslyn was established during these years, was dedicated on November 22, 1889 and incorporated in 1890 with a population on 1,480.

Creator

Unknown.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1889.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

8"x10' sepia enlargement of original photograph.

Identifier

TNV-028