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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 10, 1922

By J.C. Lindsey

New Pacific Coast Coal Co logo - 1927It is the intention of the Mine Council organization that every new man in the employ of the company shall be furnished a copy of the Constitution describing the Mine Council organization plans.

The older employees are instructed that there is a supply in the office of the mine superintendent and that they are welcome to copies whenever they are desired. New men should be furnished copies when they are assigned to the mines. If this is overlooked at the time they should get them at the mines. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 10, 1922

Palmer Coking Coal Co. Manager Bill Kombol stands on top of what is thought to be the electrical vault for the hoist at Black Diamond’s Mine No. 11 (in 2011).

Palmer Coking Coal Co. Manager Bill Kombol stands on top of what is thought to be the electrical vault for the hoist at Black Diamond’s Mine No. 11 (in 2011).

Black Diamond mine will be closed down from 12 o’clock the night of Friday, September 1, until 7 o’clock, the morning of Wednesday, September 6, during which interval the operations are to be turned over to the new electric hoist and bunker facilities.

A great deal of work has to be done in the brief period of the shut down, but it is planned to summon to the task all the construction forces from the company’s activities, and to work straight through, night and day, so as to cause as little loss of work to employees and loss of production, as possible.

Inasmuch as one Sunday and the Labor Day holiday fall within the close-down period, the result will be but two working days lost, Saturday and Tuesday. (more…)

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