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Sounder Stations - King Street Station, Everett Station, International District-Chinatown, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Tukwila, Tacoma Dome, Kent, Auburn (Paperback) Loot Price: R302
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Sounder Stations - King Street Station, Everett Station, International District-Chinatown, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Tukwila, Tacoma...

Sounder Stations - King Street Station, Everett Station, International District-Chinatown, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Tukwila, Tacoma Dome, Kent, Auburn (Paperback)

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Chapters: King Street Station, Everett Station, International District/chinatown, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Tukwila, Tacoma Dome, Kent, Auburn, Puyallup, Sumner. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 45. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: King Street Station (Seattle) - King Street Station is a train station in Seattle, Washington. Located between S. King and S. Jackson Streets and 2nd and 4th Avenues S. in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, the station is just south of downtown. King Street station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The station is served by Amtrak Cascades, Empire Builder, and Coast Starlight lines and by Sound Transit's Sounder commuter trains. In 2008, Amtrak ridership totaled 774,421 boardings. For the first 9 months of 2006, Sounder service boarded almost 1.2 million passengers at King Street Station. Built between 1904 and 1906 by the Great Northern Railway and Northern Pacific Railway, the station replaced an antiquated station on Railroad Avenue, today's Alaskan Way. Designed by the firm of Reed and Stem of St. Paul, Minnesota, who acted as associate architects for the design of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the station was part of a larger project that moved the mainline away from the waterfront and into a 5,245 foot (1,590 m) tunnel under downtown. The depot's 242 foot tower was modeled after Campanile di San Marco in Venice, Italy, making it the tallest building in Seattle at the time of its construction. This tower contained four huge mechanical clock faces offering the time to each of the four cardinal directions. Later, this tower also served as a microwave tower for the Burlington Northern Railroad, the successor of both the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads, which occupied the second and third floors of ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=85816

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-97039-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-97039-3
Barcode: 9781156970393

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