Our Milwaukee Road virtual tour continues today through the channeled scablands, a land of volcanic rock scoured out by Ice Age Floods.
Today our virtual tour takes us to Revere as we continue into the channeled scablands.
Today our virtual tour takes us from Ralston, over the illusive Cow Creek Bridge, and then to the remote but important junction of Marengo.
Leaving Lind, today we’re traveling the Lind Coulee in the channeled scablands, a land known for considerable dryland farming.
Our Milwaukee Road Coast Division virtual tour across Washington continues as we travel from Warden to Lind. The landscape changes as we move east, leaving the irrigated croplands of the Columbia Basin Project and entering the Channeled Scablands.
Today we will explore Othello on our virtual tour of the Milwaukee Road. The John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders group detours from the Milwaukee Road at Smyrna on their ride because rail is still in place. They bypass Othello for a rest day at Warden.
On our tour of the Milwaukee Road, we have the benefit of virtually crossing over the Columbia River Bridge to Beverly. Hopefully we can do that in reality soon, as the bridge will again serve as a transportation artery once it is reopened for trail use.
Today our virtual journey through space and time takes us over Boylston Hill and down to the Columbia River at Beverly Junction.
May 25 (Memorial Day) – this is a memorable day on our virtual tour of the Milwaukee Road Coast Division. We are traveling from Ellensburg through the Kittitas valley, the town of Kittitas, and climbing up the hill towards Boylston.
Today on our Milwaukee Road virtual historical tour, we leave Thorp and enter into the wider Kittitas Valley. The route passes through the north side of Ellensburg.