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Hike set for former rail line


October 4, 2018

--Daniel Perkins photo, Cascade Rail Foundation collection

This eastbound Milwaukee Road freight train is crossing the concrete bridges at Rosalia which will be the site of a hike Saturday on what is now the Palouse to Cascades Trail. The hike will begin at 2:30 p.m. where the trail crossed the Malden-Pine City Road just west of the intersection with Old Highway 195. The Rosalia event will start with talks on area railroad lore beginning at 1 p.m. in the Rosalia Community Center on W. 7th Street. Bruce Butler of Pullman will give a photographic presentation of the former Northern Pacific Railway which went through Pullman, and Mark Borleske will fo...

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