Tacoma railroad historian Jim Fredrickson took this photo of an Army troop train heading to Fort Lewis in 1951. The train crosses Pacific Avenue at Hood Street, with the Croft Hotel, also known as the Savoy Hotel, in the background. The site became home to the Tacoma Art Museum.
Tacoma railroad historian Jim Fredrickson took this photo of an Army troop train heading to Fort Lewis in 1951. The train crosses Pacific Avenue at Hood Street, with the Croft Hotel, also known as the Savoy Hotel, in the background. The site became home to the Tacoma Art Museum. Jim Fredrickson NPRHA Collection at PNRA
Tacoma railroad historian Jim Fredrickson took this photo of an Army troop train heading to Fort Lewis in 1951. The train crosses Pacific Avenue at Hood Street, with the Croft Hotel, also known as the Savoy Hotel, in the background. The site became home to the Tacoma Art Museum. Jim Fredrickson NPRHA Collection at PNRA

‘Noah of the railroads’: Northern Pacific historian James Fredrickson dies

April 22, 2016 7:50 PM