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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Whitman County Libraries celebrate railroad history with exhibit


September 21, 2023

COLFAX — The Whitman County Library (WCL) is hosting a mixed exhibit of pictures and replica rail signs highlighting the present and past of the Palouse to Cascades Rail Trail from Easton to Tekoa Washington, which started Wednesday, Sept. 6, running through the end of the month in the Center located in Colfax.

In May of every year, approximately 120 horseback riders and wagons travel the trail from Eaton to Tekoa, ending with parades in both Rosalia and Tekoa.

The trail is the former home of the Chicago Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad and now is part of the Great American Rail...

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