Many World War One "Doughboys" passed through Cle Elum on their way to or from Camp Lewis (later Fort Lewis) and other Puget Sound bases. However, the town's then notorious red light district was expressly off-limits to military personel.
Pautzke, Otto W., "Troop Train at Cle Elum Depot" (1917). Ellensburg History Photographs. 285.
Local History Collection Photographs, Ellensburg Public Library
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