Early Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Published by A. Stoves., “Early Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed October 25, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8565.

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Title

Early Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Kittitas Co. (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; First Street (Roslyn, Wash.); Northwestern Improvement Co. Store (Roslyn, Wash.); NWI (Roslyn, Wash.); Commercial streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; City and town life -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn

Description

Men stood at the intersection of First Street and Pennsylvania Avenue as a lone horse and buggy came into town. Looking west down First Street a large freight wagon and team can be seen loading supplies at the front of a store. The large, brick Northwestern Improvement Company store on the right was the Northern Pacific Coal Company's supply center for Roslyn residents. Called the NWI by locals, the store had a major control of the financial status of the miners and their families.Postcard titled, "First Street, Roslyn, Wash." Handwritten on front of card, "In Roslyn today. How do you like it? Bert." The card was addressed to Mist. E. Dimon, 150 Hoyt St., Buffalo, NY. Postmarked in Roslyn, Wash. July 15, 1897.

Creator

Published by A. Stoves.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1895.

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-059