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A Report on Washington Territory

By William Henry Ruffner
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Table of Contents
  • A REPORT ON WASHINGTON TERRITORY
  • PREFACE.
  • INDEX.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • LIST OF MAPS.
  • ITINERARY.
  • A GENERAL ACCOUNT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY.
    • HISTORICAL.
    • LOCATION AND MARKET.
    • ROUGH ESTIMATES OF DISTANCES.
  • APPENDIX.
    • LIST OF EXPORTS OF DOMESTIC MERCHANDISE, YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1885. EXPORTED FROM THE SEVEN CUSTOMS DISTRICTS OF THE PACIFIC.
    • LIST OF IMPORTS OF MERCHANDISE, YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1885. IMPORTED INTO THE SEVEN CUSTOMS DISTRICTS OF THE PACIFIC.
    • APPROXIMATE POPULATION IN THE YEAR 1887 OF
    • TOPOGRAPHY OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY.
    • ALTITUDES IN WASHINGTON TERRITORY.
    • CLIMATE.
    • SOILS.
    • TABLE SHOWING THE MEANS OF THE DAILY MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TEMPERATURES IN DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.
    • TABLE SHOWING THE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION AT STATIONS OF THE SIGNAL SERVICE,
    • NATURAL VEGETATION.
    • LUMBERING.
    • AGRICULTURE.
    • WHEAT GROWING AND DELIVERING.
    • LABOR.
  • THE GEOLOGY OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY.
    • HISTORICAL AND STRUCTURAL.
    • ECONOMIC GEOLOGY.
    • THE COLLIERIES.
    • ANALYSES OF REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLES OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY COALS AND LIGNITES.
    • ANALYSES OF SNOQUALMIE IRON ORES.
    • COMPARATIVE ANALYSES OF STEEL ORES.
  • SPECIAL REMARKS on the Country and its Resources along the Line of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway.
    • SEATTLE.
    • THE TERMINAL PROPERTY OF THE SEATTLE, LAKE SHORE AND EASTERN RAILROAD.
    • SUBURBAN INTERESTS.
    • TIMBER.
    • AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.
    • MR. WILSON'S LETTER.
    • COAL.
    • IRON ORE.
    • THE OTHER MINERALS.
  • CITIES AND TOWNS.
    • BRANCHES AND ROUTES FOR THE SEATTLE, LAKE SHORE AND EASTERN RAILWAY.
  • SUPPLEMENTARY CHAPTER, GIVING LATEST INFORMATION.
    • REPORT FROM F. H. WHITWORTH, ESQ., CIVIL AND MINING ENGINEER ON SEATTLE, ETC.
    • REPORT FROM E. A. ROUTHE, ESQ., CONCERNING SPOKANE FALLS, ETC.
    • REPORT FROM PAUL F. MOHR, ESQ., CHIEF ENGINEER OF THE SEATTLE, LAKE SHORE & EASTERN RAILWAY, CONCERNING THE CADY'S PASS AND WENATCHIE ROUTE.
      • I. ENGINEERING FEATURES.
      • II. RESOURCES.
      • III. SCENERY.
    • I. ENGINEERING FEATURES.
    • II. RESOURCES.
    • III. SCENERY.
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