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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, March 29, 1923

Mouth of the drift entrance to the Superior Mine located west of Issaquah near Tibbetts Creek, circa 1911-1912. The mine properties were subsequently purchased by Pacific Coast Coal Co.

Mouth of the drift entrance to the Superior Mine located west of Issaquah near Tibbetts Creek, circa 1911-1912. The mine properties were subsequently purchased by Pacific Coast Coal Co.

Before a special meeting of the Mine Council at Issaquah Wednesday, March 21, announcement was made of the company’s decision to temporarily suspend operations at Issaquah Mine. Plans were also outlined for the keeping intact of the Issaquah organization, so that when the mine reopens later in the summer, practically the entire crew may be available.

Following the council session, the council adjourned to the lobby of the hotel where all employees had been invited to an open meeting, and there the situation was explained to the camp as a whole. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, March 29, 1923

coal-dealersComing from Medford, Oregon, on the south and from the Canadian line on the north and from Spokane and the towns of the Big Bend and Palouse country to the east, some 150 coal dealers of Oregon and Washington, gathered in Seattle as guests of the Pacific Coast Coal Company last Thursday, visiting the mines at Newcastle, Black Diamond, and Burnett and the Briquet Plant as well. (more…)

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