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Iron Goat Trail, Stevens Pass Historic District

  • Address: MP 55, MP 58.3 and MP 64.3 Stevens Pass Hwy (US 2)
  • Vicinity: Wellington to the Windy Point Tunnel, Old Steven's Pass Hwy and Old Cascade Hwy
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District
  • Activity Category: On Foot
  • On Foot Type: Hike



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1891/00/00 John F Stevens Work The Great Northern Railway surveys rail alignments near Scenic, Washington, in 1890 and 1891.
1892/07/00 Great Northern Railway Owner Eight hundred railway workers, many are Japanese immigrants, construct miles of tracks across the Cascades through Stevens Pass.
1893/01/06 Great Northern Railway Architect At Scenic, Washington, the Great Northern becomes a true transcontinental railroad by completing 13 miles (21 km) of track in a switchback alignment to connect the last 3 mile (5km) gap in their rail line.
1893/06/00 James J Hill Work With the Great Northern Railway's opening of through passenger and freight traffic to Seattle, James J Hill's combination of rail and shipping can ship Memphis cotton to Shanghai 197 days faster than any other system of delivery.


First Cascade Railroad Tunnel

Geography »

Physiographic Data
Length: 9,656 m

Data »

Particulars for Iron Goat Trail, Stevens Pass Historic District:
Accessible ADA accessible
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Communications
Area of Significance Engineering
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
On Foot Type Loop Trail
Physiographic Mountainous
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Area of Significance Railroad
Area of Significance Social History
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 22nd October 1976

Registry Name: Stevens Pass Historic District
Registry Address: W of Berne on U.S. 2
Registry Number: 76001884
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Great Northern Railway
Area in Acres: 13000
Contributing Structures: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Commerce, Engineering, Transportation, Communications, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1897, 1900, 1910
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Rail-related
Current Function: Agriculture, subsistence, Transportation
Current Sub-Function:

Activities »

On Foot Type Hike
Structure Type Hiking Trail
Activity Category On Foot

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