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Archive for January 3rd, 2017

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, January 4, 1923

5-membersIf you don’t recognize the men above it’s a sure sign that you have never visited the hustling mining camp of Black Diamond. Wherever you go you can hardly fail to run across one of this quintet, each of whom is a vital factor in his particular line, and all representative of the type of men who are helping to produce the best coal in the State of Washington.

From left to right, standing, they are: R.C. Staley, pump man; W.P. Connell, master mechanic; P.N. Kurth, cager; Tim Harrington, car repairer. In front, sitting: Judge C.C. Christensen, camp welfare director. (more…)

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