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Archive for November 2nd, 2016

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, November 2, 1922

issy-11-02-1922Waiting for “Mess call” at Issaquah. These men who are employed in digging, handling and producing coal at Issaquah had just patronized the wash house and changed into store clothes. Now they are waiting for “Bud” Rice, hotel manager, to give the chow signal so that they can “lay to.”

bd-11-02-1922There are many sounds pleasant to the ear, but a soup call to a hungry man—what could be sweeter?

They guard the works

Herewith we introduce E.L. Foreman, and F.A. Walters, sitting, both well known to everyone having occasion to enter the confines of the mine works at Black Diamond.

The armored fortress back of the men corresponds to the detention station on Ellis Island, and woe be it to any undesirables who attempt to get by these men.

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