Rising High

Because of the area's topography it is necessary for the line to rise high up alongside State Route 518 as it nears Tukwila International Blvd.  At the time of this view the line ended at that stop, but now it continues on over that busy roadway, and then along the airport access road to its airport terminal.  That extension added 1.7 miles to the route, bringing the total line to 15.7 miles. 

Far-off hills are visible in this view, looking generally to the east.  The Cascade Mountains lie beyond.

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