Seattle's Entrepreneurial Success
"...Around the turn of the 20th century, some very clear differences between Portland and Seattle emerged. Portland was pioneer stock and old money built on family farms and bulk natural resources shipped out from the Columbia Plain. Seattle was aggressive and progressive and enterprising. Meinig, in his third volume of 'The Shaping of America,' sees the difference in how the two cities celebrated the dawn of the last century..."
Thanks to Transport Policy List