Sons of the Profits: There’s No Business Like Grow Business. The Seattle Story, 1851-1901

By William C. Speidel

Here is a book that not only rattles the skeletons in Seattle’s closets, it even reaches in and audaciously tickles their funnybones…You’ll read about some lively battles, like that which caused Father-of-our-city Arthur Denny to quit speaking to Economic Father Henry Yesler, Seattle’s remarkable method for diverting trade from burgeoning Tacoma, and the biggest fight of them all: the twenty-year knock-down, drag-out battle with a company the city gets along fine with today, the Northern Pacific Railway.

345 pages

Location: Seattle
# Cultural

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