Cushman power lines being laid across the Narrows, October 25, 1925

Hundreds had gathered on October 25, 1925, on the bluff to watch the Cushman power lines being laid across the Narrows. Hydroelectric power from the Cushman Dam on the Skokomish River would travel on a 40-mile transmission line, including a suspension across the Narrows strait which spanned 6,244 feet of water. Under the direction of…
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President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s motorcade in Tacoma, October 1956

In October, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower's motorcade traveled from his brother Edgar's American Lake home to the College of Puget Sound. His motorcade route was planned to allow the greatest number of cheering spectators to view the President. The President was in Tacoma on a re-election campaign swing through the west. NWR Richards,http://goo.gl/r1q5Hd…
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