Archive for January 18th, 2017

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, January 19, 1976

bigfootEditor, the Voice:
When I was associated with the Cedar River Watershed, I covered almost every square foot of it by car, truck, plane, snowshoes, skis, and by foot.

Late one afternoon in early June, I was checking on the snow level in the vicinity of Goat Mountain when I walked into a colony of Sasquatch or the Bigfoot people as they are commonly called.

This was a colony of 31 people. They were very friendly with no spoken language, but they had developed a very refined sign language. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, January 18, 1923

charlie-gallagherCharley Gallagher, occupying the place of honor in the picture herewith, began his career with the Pacific Coast Coal Company at Newcastle when he was 13 years old. Charley was then an oiler, but through the years he mastered the intricacies of the machinery of the hoist room and today finds him operating the company’s big electric hoist at Black Diamond. (more…)

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