July 2000 photo by David Bangs Docent Ken Schmelzer (third from left) chats with visitors in the main waiting room.
July 2000 photo by David Bangs Station Agent's Office. The station agent sold tickets, handled baggage, transcribed incoming telegraph message, and many more tasks.
July 2000 photo by David Bangs The stationmaster's desk is features an interactive telegraphy exhibit, and period artifacts such as Northern Pacific forms, a manual typewriter and a candlestick phone, many of which were donated by Frank Remington .
July 2000 photo by David Bangs Some other sundry railroad depot items. Can you identify everything in this picture? Ask a docent to fill you in on the details.
Look for these original markings on the east wall, identifying the lumber's manufacturer as George W. Tibbetts Co., Squak Valley, Washington Territory. Tibbetts was a prominent businessman in town in 1888 when the depot was constructed. The floor in this room is also clearly original, and was simply turned up-side-down during restoration.