Potlatch & Harvard

Railroad Towns

Year Established: 1905

Population: ~804

Elevation: ~2,546′

Average Temp: Summer 80F
Winter 64F

The towns north of Moscow were once links in a chain of stations on the Washington, Idaho, and Montana Railroad. Other nearby stations were Wellesley, Yale, Vassar, Cornell, and Purdue. Potlatch is known as a “company town”, having been founded by Potlatch Lumber Company.

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