By Philo Calhoun
For the Beacon 

The lost railroad tracks of an Edmonds park

Investigating Edmonds history with a metal detector during the COVID pandemic


Last updated 4/25/2021 at 9:44am

Illustration by Phil Calhoun

Phil Calhoun: "I mapped out the park to keep from getting lost and to help others interested in hiking the north side."

Feeling restricted by the pandemic, over the past year I have been hiking in Southwest County Park, one that sprawls over 117 forested acres of mostly old-growth woods and steep ravines down to Perrinville Creek.

Established in 1972 when the Unive...

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Reader Comments(2)


Thank you for this wonderful story. I love reading about the history of our city; it's amazing that nature has covered it all up.

Tim Raetzloff writes:

Very cool research.


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