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Manchester State Park

Manchester State Park

visited 3 July 2021

Manchester State Park is one of many that are built on former military grounds in the Puget Sound region. It offers a nice combination of abandoned buildings, forested trails, camping, and waterfront views.

Once upon a time, a train came to Manchester. It’s hard to imagine it now as the tracks and even the rail grade are long gone, but the former station remains, now used as a picnic shelter and event pavilion. A good friend of mine was married here; she encouraged me to go looking for it when I explored this park.

This site will mostly be a color photoblog, but I couldn’t resist getting out my trusty infrared camera to shoot one of the old train station:

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