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The Beauties of the State of Washington A Book for Tourists by Harry F. Giles

First Page:

THE BEAUTIES

OF THE

STATE OF WASHINGTON

[Illustration]

BY HARRY F. GILES DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

STATE BUREAU STATISTICS & IMMIGRATION I.M. HOWELL SECRETARY OF STATE EX OFFICIO COMMISSIONER.

[Illustration: THE RHODODENDRON, WASHINGTON'S STATE FLOWER

" Flowers rich as morning's sunrise hue "

Copyright by Asahel Curtis ]

[Illustration: STATE OF WASHINGTON

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

BUREAU OF STATISTICS & IMMIGRATION I.M. HOWELL, SECRETARY OF STATE EX OFFICIO COMMISSIONER

THE BEAUTIES of the STATE of WASHINGTON

A BOOK FOR TOURISTS BY HARRY F. GILES, DEPUTY COMMISSIONER]

[Illustration: SEAL OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON]

OLYMPIA FRANK M. LAMBORN, PUBLIC PRINTER 1915

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Page List of Full Page Illustrations 3 The Evergreen State 5 Our Mountains 9 Washington Forests 15 The Climate 19 Puget Sound 25 38 Ideal for Yachting and Cruising 29 Hood Canal 29 Other Trips 31 Commerce 32 The East Shores 32 The Islands 33 San Juan Group 33 Whidby Island 36 Other Islands 36 Olympic Peninsula 38 The Harbor Country 40 48 Grays Harbor 43 Willapa Bay 46 Mount Rainier National Park 49 The Columbia River 54 The Inland Empire 63 80 Chief Features 64 How to Reach Them 64 The Yakima Valley 65 The Wenatchee Valley 67 Lake Chelan 68 The Okanogan Highlands 70 The Spokane Country 75 The Wheat Plateau 79 The Walla Walla Country 80 The Columbia River 80 Our Scenic Highways 81 89 The Pacific Highway 81 Sunset Highway 84 Inland Empire Highway 86 Olympic, National Park, and Other Highways 89 A Sportsman's Paradise 91 Cities and Suggested Trips 95 Alaska Our Ally 112 Map Showing Principal Highways

FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS.

Cover Design (a water color) Miss Zola F. Gruhlke Engravings By Western Engraving & Colortype Co., Seattle

THREE COLOR HALFTONES. Title. Photographer. Page The Rhododendron (C.) Asahel Curtis Frontispiece Lake Chelan (C.) Kiser Photo Co. 8 A Forest Stream Curtis & Miller 16 A Puget Sound Sunset Webster & Stevens 32 Mount Rainier and Mirror Lake (C... Continue reading book >>


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