Union Pacific Railroad

by John Hinson

Interior view of Argo tower
Photograph 1/59, by Dr. J W F Scrimgeour

An interior view of Argo tower, situated on the outskirts of Seattle in the state of Washington. The Union Switch & Signal Co. interlocking machine controls crossings and junctions between the Union Pacific, Northern Pacific, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific and Pacific Coast railroads.

Argo tower is identified on the diagram as Argo Washington as there was also a tower of this name in the Chicago area.

About the photographs

Additional notes by Bill Gustason

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