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Elbe, 1909

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Early Elbe school

Early Elbe school

The Pierce County Auditor wrote this about the town of Elbe in 1909:

Situated in the Nisqually River Valley in the heart of the timber district is the town of Elbe.

On October 20, 1903, Adam Sachs and wife filed a plt of the town, and the following year the Tacoma Eastern Raileway built its line through the town.

Elbe has three general stores, two hotels, five business houses, livery stable and several large logging camps, a fine school and a hustling population of 350. It is near the great coal belt and borders on the finest timber in the state.

Early Elbe, Lutkens hotel on the right

Early Elbe, Lutkens hotel on the right

Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton. Auditor info from Linda Lewis.

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Elbe Bridge

Elbe Bridge


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