By 1925, the more used route from Fall City to Seattle was changed to go through Preston to Issaquah, then south around Lake Washington to Seattle. This alternate route was named Sunset Highway.
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In this c1920 photo of Fall City, the end of the Snoqualmie River Bridge is seen on the right. Traffic coming over the bridge turned right to stay on the Yellowstone Trail, or continued straight ahead for the Sunset Highway approach to Seattle. This is a wonderful glimpse of River Street, before most of the original buildings were lost due to the widening of the road. And in the distance, standing in contrast to the early wooden buildings, is the new three-story Brick School.
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