History of Seattle Municipal Railway's Division C, the streetcar line that once connected Burien with White Center and Seattle.
July 23, 2005
Logging Roads

Hints at the logging history before the streetcar.

Salmon Creek Neighborhood Plan says logging road went to Hick's Lake from Highland Park

KC Lakes page says that it is also known as Garrett or Hicklin Lake, and is in Lakewood Park.

Lake Garrett is at 112th and 8th-10th.

On one map I have, 9th Avenue is known as RR Ave, south of Henderson.

Seattle's Seola Park history document seems to indicate that the logging road went from 20th and Roxbury. White Center started as logging camp. Says that the logging road was originally named after Charles Arey who petitioned for its establishment. Refers to "Skinner and Eddy Corp"

Our Burien talks about there being a logging road before the street car - probably the road to Hick's Lake.

Posted by Rob Ketcherside at July 23, 2005 3:31 PM
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