There have been several excellent books written about the history of transportation in the Pacific Northwest. Aside from the plethora of books on teh Oregon Trail, I recommend the following:

Bannerman, Gary and Patricia. The Ships of British Columbia - An Illustrated History of the British Columbia Ferry Corporation. Surrey, BC / Blaine, WA, Hancock House, 1985. ISBN 0-88839-188-9.

Dorpat, Paul, and Genevieve McCoy. Building Washington A History of Washington State Public Works. Seattle, Tartu Publications, 1998. ISBN 0-9614357-9-8.

Kelley, Mark, and Sherry Simpson. Alaska's Ocean Highways A travel Adventure Aboard Northern Ferries. Fairbanks, Epicenter Press, 1995. ISBN 0-9545397-31-3.

Kline, M.S., and G.A. Bayless. Ferryboats A Legend on Puget Sound. Seattle, Bayless Books, 1983. ISBN 0-914515-00-4.

Mcdonald, Rob, and Shawn Carkonen and Clarence Stilwell. Washington for the Curious A By-the-Highway Guide. Hailey, ID, The Curious Corporation, 1996. ISBN 0-9639134-1-7.

Nadeau, Gene Allen. Highway to Paradise - A Pictorial History of the Roadway to Mount Rainier. Puyallup, WA, Valley Press, 1983.

Prater, Yvonne. Snoqualmie Pass From Indian Trail to Interstate. Seattle, The Mountaineers, 1981. Library of Congress 81-16911. ISBN 0-89886-015-6.

Ruby, Robert H. and John A. Brown. Ferryboats on the Columbia River Including the Bridges and Dams. Seattle, Superior Publishing Company, 1974. Library of Congress card number 74-75658.

Sherman, Marty. Columbia River Gorge. Discovering Old Oregon Series Volume 1. Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications, 1984. ISBN 0-936608-16-1.

Skalley, Michael. The Ferry Story - The Evergreen Fleet in Profile. self - published, 1983. ISBN 0-87564-227-6.




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