At the Monte Cristo mine, L. W. Getchell organized the Silver Queen Mining and Smelting Company with a capital stock of $5,000,000 and became general manager in 1890.
A railroad was built between the new town of Monte Cristo and Everett via Granite Falls and Snohomish. When the mining interests declined the region remained famous as a resort for fishermen, hunters and campers. CASCADE DISTRICT PLACES
MONTE CRISTO, a mining district and town in the east central part of Snohomish County.
Frederick Trump, grandfather of U.S. President Donald Trump,
was also active in the Monte Cristo;
he operated a boom-town hotel and brothel there.