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PostSun Feb 10, 2019 5:29 pm 
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This trip report is from my postcard collection. I've been to these places, but didn't take the photos, I just bought 'em.

[i:56b0f8abed]Falls in Monte Cristo Mountains near Everett, Wash.[/i:56b0f8abed] "Say forever I thought I would drop you a line to see how you were getting along. Hope your appetite hasn't failed you if so you sure are sick. Jimmy" [i:56b0f8abed]Mailed Aug 16, 1926.[/i:56b0f8abed]
Falls in Monte Cristo Mountains near Everett, Wash. "Say forever I thought I would drop you a line to see how you were getting along. Hope your appetite hasn't failed you if so you sure are sick. Jimmy" Mailed Aug 16, 1926.
[i:56b0f8abed]Goat Lake near Big Four Inn, Juleen 1925.[/i:56b0f8abed] On the back in pencil: The most up to date resort in Wash.
Goat Lake near Big Four Inn, Juleen 1925. On the back in pencil: The most up to date resort in Wash.
[i:56b0f8abed]Silver Lake, in the Cascade Mountains near Everett, Washington. No. 110 Daily Herald Co.[/i:56b0f8abed] Mailed 1906.
Silver Lake, in the Cascade Mountains near Everett, Washington. No. 110 Daily Herald Co. Mailed 1906.
[i:56b0f8abed]The Old Man of the Mountains[/i:56b0f8abed] (aka Count of Monte Cristo), pub. by Fred Shaw of Lake Stevens. Since this has a zip code, it's not super old. This rock monolith at about 4800' elevation is 200 feet tall. If the fog is right, you can see if from Monte Cristo. Haven't climbed this one but have walked near by.
The Old Man of the Mountains (aka Count of Monte Cristo), pub. by Fred Shaw of Lake Stevens. Since this has a zip code, it's not super old. This rock monolith at about 4800' elevation is 200 feet tall. If the fog is right, you can see if from Monte Cristo. Haven't climbed this one but have walked near by.
[i:56b0f8abed]Silver Lake near Monte Cristo, Wash.[/i:56b0f8abed] "Everett Wash Oct 20, 1909. Still out west and expect to stay awhile... (hard to decipher).
Silver Lake near Monte Cristo, Wash. "Everett Wash Oct 20, 1909. Still out west and expect to stay awhile... (hard to decipher).
[i:56b0f8abed]Twin Peaks, Cascade Range East of Everett, Washington. [/i:56b0f8abed]Does this look like the Twin Peaks near Twin Lakes?
Twin Peaks, Cascade Range East of Everett, Washington. Does this look like the Twin Peaks near Twin Lakes?
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PostSun Feb 10, 2019 6:35 pm 
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Then I took a virtual century-old trip to Mt Index.

[i:79c837b011]Rugged Mountain Peaks, Cascade Range, near Everett, Wash.[/i:79c837b011] Mailed Oct 11, 1909.
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Rugged Mountain Peaks, Cascade Range, near Everett, Wash. Mailed Oct 11, 1909.
[i:79c837b011]Mt. Index, near Everett, Washington. [/i:79c837b011] Juleen. Mailed Oct 28, 1913.
Mt. Index, near Everett, Washington. Juleen. Mailed Oct 28, 1913.

Not sure where this one is from. Someone please identify:

[i:79c837b011]In the Cascade Range, Washington.[/i:79c837b011] Mailed July 22, 1908.
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In the Cascade Range, Washington. Mailed July 22, 1908.
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PostSun Feb 10, 2019 7:34 pm 
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Very cool to see.  up.gif

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PostMon Feb 11, 2019 12:34 am 
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Yes, nice indeed.

That last one is looking at Gunn Peak to Baring.
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PostMon Feb 11, 2019 8:00 am 
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Cool pics, MC history is very interesting. I wonder if any of the old structures up past the town site are still standing? Prob been 5 years or so since I have been up that way.

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PostTue Feb 12, 2019 7:55 am 
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Love that stuff.

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PostWed Feb 13, 2019 4:07 am 
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The Twin Peaks  photo sure looks like Mt Baker from the SE with Sherman Peak on the left.
Nothing like that up at Twin Lakes that I recall.
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PostThu Feb 14, 2019 5:34 pm 
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Love seeing old images of the Cascades and Olympics.
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