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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, April 5, 1923

New Pacific Coast Coal Co logo - 1927Prompt action followed the announcement last week of the temporary suspension of work at Issaquah Mine, and at the time the Bulletin goes to press this week a majority of the men have been transferred to other camps or made definite plans for the summer. For the most part the families of the men will remain in camp, pending the resumption of activities.

In order that the family may not be entirely broken up and all trace lost of their whereabouts, the Bulletin publishes herewith a list showing the destination of those Issaquah employees who at this date have made definite plans. From time to time such changes as occur will be noted. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, April 5, 1923

burnett-firebossesAnyone having an idea that the firebosses and other supervisory officials at Burnett Mine are a bunch of lounge lizards and pink tea hounds with nothing to do but check in on the job and stick around until the whistle blows each day, should be on hand when the day shift comes off.

With the help of Supt. Bob Simpson, the Bulletin photographer last week rounded up the firebosses and foremen as they came off the day shift from underground, and the photograph shown above is proof positive that they’re a bunch of hard hitters. (more…)

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