Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie

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The Northwest Railway Museum (NRM) is a railroad museum in Snoqualmie, King County, Washington. It incorporates a heritage railway, historic depot, exhibit hall, library, and collection care center, and serves more than 130,000 visitors per year.
The heritage railway incorporates five miles of the line constructed in 1889 by the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway (SLS&E), which was Seattle's response to the Northern Pacific's selecting Tacoma as their terminus. The SLS&E was later absorbed by the Northern Pacific.
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  • Nice historical location. There are quite a few unique old railway trains out here which you can see. Some of the cool ones are behind a fence though, where others you can get closer to. The original station and lumber history is in great shape, and this is a place that any train enthusiast should see. Depending on when you come, it kind of has that "Twin Peaks" vibe to the place.
  • We paid extra for the "Grand Tour". The docent led experience was great. Our docent was very knowledgeable. It's however, a VERY short train ride, and the trip to the falls was disappointing. You don't actually see much at all. The plateau at the top of the falls and then the valley below. No actual sight of the falls themselves.

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