Cle Elum, Pennsylvania Avenue I



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Citation

Otto W. Pautzke 1863-1918., “Cle Elum, Pennsylvania Avenue I,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 3, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8480.

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Title

Cle Elum, Pennsylvania Avenue I

Subject

Kittitas Co. (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Pennsylvania Avenue (Cle Elum, Wash.); Commercial Streets -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; City and town life -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Northwestern Improvement Company Store (Cle Elum, Wash.); Central Hotel (Cle Elum, Wash.);

Description

Looking south on Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks and water tank, several horse drawn buggies and wagons can be seen in this early view of Cle Elum. On the right was the Northwestern Improvement Company's store which supplied the coal miners and their families with most of their food, clothing and other needs. The large, ornate wooden Central Hotel on the left offered visitors and hotel guests with a view of the city from the second story balcony.Postcard titled, "Pennsylvania Ave. Looking South, Cle Elum, Wash. W. Pautzke, Pub., Ellensurg, Wash." Handwritten note on front of card dated Sept. 12. from A. J. D. (Arthur J. Damman.) Note written and addressed to his young daughter Miss Ruth Damman, Ellensburg, Wash. Postmarked from Cle Elum Sept. 12, 1907.

Creator

Otto W. Pautzke 1863-1918.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1900.

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" b/w enlarged reprint of original photograph postcard.

Identifier

STS-066