This historical reference contains never before published photographs as well as specific vessel and location data that spans the time frame between the 1850s and the 1940s. It focuses on experiences and history along the Snoqualmie, Snohomish & Skykomish Rivers. Stories portray a vivid insight into the life and times in river communities. The emergence of timber, hops, railroads, ferries, bridges, barges & booms are described in much detail. Many captains are named and characterized.