This is a May 1939 brochure about the route, schedule and scenic highlights of GN's Seattle to Spokane train, The Cascadian.
This local made all the stops on its leisurely 10 hour journey
across Washington State and was discontinued in 1959. I understand this
particular brochure is rather rare, so I present it here for all to enjoy.
Cover page with Y-1 electric locomotive #5012 pulling short train out of the west portal of Cascade Tunnel at Scenic, WA.
Photo of Spokane; Food service; "We hope you'll enjoy your trip".
Photo of Seattle and Everett; Special Attractions along the route.
Seattle to Skykomish portion of route with description of towns along the way and timetable of the Cascadian.
Scenic to Spokane portion of route with description of towns along the way and timetable of the Cascadian.
Back cover with steam train along Puget Sound; photo of Wenatchee; location of ticket offices along the Cascadian's route.