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THEN: With his or her back to the then still future site of the Seattle Public Library, an unnamed photographer looks south on 5th Avenue thru its intersection with Madison Street. The piles of dirt and temporary small construction in the street may have something to do with building the Madison Street cable railway, which begin giving service in the summer of 1890. (Courtesy Lawton Gowey)

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