Most of this festive crowd looks south toward the Northern Pacific Railroad depot, perhaps at an oncoming parade. The gingerbread wooden hotel dominated the eastern side of Pennsylvania Avenue. The Central Hotel was built in 1903.
"Central Hotel, Cle Elum II" (1900). Ellensburg History Photographs. 252.
Local History Collection Photographs, Ellensburg Public Library
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