Milwaukee Road discontinues passenger service to Seattle's Union Station on May 22, 1961.

  • By Heather M. MacIntosh
  • Posted 2/22/1999
  • Essay 925

On May 22, 1961, the last eastbound Milwaukee Road train departs from Seattle's Union Station to Chicago, ending 50 years of Milwaukee Road passenger service to Seattle and the West Coast. The service began in late May, 1911.


Charles R. and Dorothy M. Wood, Milwaukee Road West (Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1972), 178.

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