Roslyn, Pennsylvania Avenue I



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Citation

Unknown., “Roslyn, Pennsylvania Avenue I,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed October 21, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8469.

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Title

Roslyn, Pennsylvania Avenue I

Subject

Kittitas Co. (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; Pennsylvania Avenue (Roslyn, Wash.); Commercial streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; City and town life -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn

Description

Looking northeast on Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of Third Street, the central business district of the coal mining town of Roslyn with its many false-front, wood frame buildings can be seen. Roslyn was founded with the discovery of coal and the coming of the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1886. During the first ten years after coal was discovered, the population of Roslyn increased ten-fold. Miners and their families arrived at this northern Kittitas County town from all parts of the world.Postcard titled, "Pennsylvania Avenue, Roslyn, Washington."

Creator

Unknown.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1896

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

5" x 7" enlarged reprint of hand colored original photograph postcard.

Identifier

STS-058