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918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002

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28728 Green River Rd SE, Kent, WA 98030

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Phone: 253-288-7433

The Museum Shop

The Museum Shop offers a variety of books on regional history, preservation issues, Pacific Northwest railroading, Japanese immigration and much more. Extensive stock with highly competitive prices include a not to-be-rivaled inventory of antique style toys, Northwest gift items, and children's books on themes mirroring those of the permanent exhibits. Museum admission is not charged for entering the shop. Remember the Museum Shop for all your holiday shopping!

alt Have any questions or place orders by phone, call the Museum Gift shop at 253-288-7433

Shipping Charges
$5 shipping for entire order (maximum of 10 books per order)


Thin Wood Walls

Auburn Police Department, The First Hundred Years 1891 to 1991 by David Hal Payn. Payn spent hundreds of hours poring over Auburn City Council records and interviewing Auburn Police Department retirees to create this detailed text. His narrative proceeds in an organized and thorough fashion, reading more like an annotated timeline. It tells the story of hiring the first Marshal, purchasing the first desk and telephone up to the modern era of Community Policing, DARE and Swat Teams.



Price $14.95






Shirakawa Shirakawa: Stories From a Pacific Northwest Japanese American Community by Stan Flewelling. Shirakawa details how the first-generation of Japanese immigrants to the White River Valley overcame waves of organized opposition to forge a viable, cohesive community. It is the story of their efforts to develop job opportunities, family support systems, cultural outlets, community organizations, and centers for worship and education.

Price $24.95


With Tongue In Cheek With Tongue in Cheek by C. H. Malesis. This assortment of short stories taken from the historical accounts of the Auburn area is ribald and great fun. Connie (Constantine) Malesis is a vivid storyteller whose stories of loggers, railroaders and pioneers are so close to reality, that the people are sometimes identifiable.

Price $11.95


Blow the Whistle Softly Blow the Whistle Softly, Book II of Rail Tales Antholog
by Ruth Eckes. This book and the two others below are a series of short stories gathered from local railroaders of the Puget Sound area. Stories are credited to the teller, often with a photograph of that person.

Price $17.95



Whistles in the Night Whistles in the Night, Book III of the Rail Tails Anthology by Ruth Eckes. This book and the two others in the anthology are a series of short stories gathered from local railroaders of the Puget Sound area. Stories are credited to the teller, often with a photograph of that person

Price $17.95


Call of the Rails

Call of the Rails, Book IV of the Rail Tales Anthology
by Ruth Eckes. This book and the two others in the anthology are a series of short stories gathered from local railroaders of the Puget Sound area. Stories are credited to the teller, often with a photograph of that person

Price $17.95



Lieut. W. A. Slaughter, Frontier Soldier, Forts and Blockhouses of the Indian Wars 1855-57, local historian Joe Koch tells of the life and exploits of the man for whom the city of Auburn, Washington was originally named.

Price $14.95



The Seattle-Tacoma Interurban Railway, A Journey into the Past a 45 minute broadcast quality program by legendary Interurban historian Warren Wing. CD

Price $ $24.95



Puget Sound Georgraphy by T. T Waterman was first published in the 1910s. Editors Vi Hilbert, Jay Miller and Zamai Zahir translated Waterman's placenames into Whulshootseed (native language) and enriched this remarkable text with additional ethnographical information..

Price $34.95



A Pictorial Album of the History of the Japanese of the White River Valley is a book assembled  in 1986 by the White River Chapter of the Japanese American Service League, filled with hundreds of photos about the life of Japanese immigrants and their families in the Auburn and the Kent, Washington area.

Price $12.95


Gill's Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, a reprint of the original 1909 version.  Chinook Jargon was the roughly 500 word trade language developed using some Puget Sound native languages plus a bit of French and English. Some phrases have found their way into our daily language.

Price $16.95



A Time Before Slaughter, an epic poem by Paul E. Nelson. History of the area once known as Slaughter Washington Territory, now Auburn, Washington, revealed by poem, legend and story.

Price $12.95