The Pacific Monthly Volume 9

The Pacific Monthly Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...Seattle, 30.5; Spokane, 22; San Francisco, 18.5; Los Angeles, 21.9; Vancouver, 49.8; Victoria, $25.6. Portland and Tacoma show the highest percentage of increase of any cities in the United States. The next highest percentage increase after Tacoma is 65.6. Bank Clearings for January. Cities. 1903. 1902 Seattle...........$15,862,765 $12.514.569 Portland......... 15,252,199 10,865,886 Tacoma.......... 8,969,399 5.414.840 Spokane......... 8,112,496 6,095,614 Cities. Increase. Per Cent. Seattle............., . $3,348,196 26.7 Portland.............. 4,386,313 40.4 Tacoma.............., 3,554,559 65.6 Spokane............... 2,016,882 33.1 9 (c) The new iron foundry and boiler works erected at Centralia, VVash.. are completed. The main building is 252x45 feet, without counting the extensions for the accommodation of engines and boilers. The foundry is equipped with all the latest machinery and appliances for the repairing of _machinery, as well as for the manufacture of all kinds of sawmill and logging machinery and logging railroads. The lathes are capable of handling the largest size of work, being specially adapted for work from 66 inches down to the smallest job. The establishment of this new industry means much for Centralia. The mills in and near the city will not now suffer the long delays that breakdowns in machinery have hitherto caused. The population of the city has also been considerably augmented by the new families that the foundry has brought in Seattle, in all probability, will be the mainland end of a wireless telegraph system to Honolulu and other islands of the Pacific, which is to be placed in operation just as soon as the apparatus for the stations, which have been ordered, arrive. The above statement was made by Generalshow more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682198X
  • 9781236821980