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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 20, 1977

Numerous lengths of 78-inch concrete-lined steel pipe at the old Western Sand and Gravel Company site east of SR-169 await installation as the Seattle Water Department prepares to replace 2,200 feet of pipeline. — Photo by Bob Gerbing

Numerous lengths of 78-inch concrete-lined steel pipe at the old Western Sand and Gravel Company site east of SR-169 await installation as the Seattle Water Department prepares to replace 2,200 feet of pipeline. — Photo by Bob Gerbing

The Seattle Water Department expects to complete its project of replacing some 2,200 feet of pipeline east of Highway 18 and north of Wilderness Village and SE 231st by mid-May, according to Jesse Ramey, director of operations. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, April 19, 1923

Photo by James & Merryhew

Photo by James & Merryhew

No mention of Black Diamond would be complete without reference to Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Christensen, whose likenesses are shown above.

“Dad” Christensen, as he is familiarly known, is the Justice of the Peace in Black Diamond and is generally regarded as the father of the camp. Under his paternal care every operation of the camp’s varied activities, from the distribution of the Bulletin to the distribution of the mine’s output, is constantly watched and safeguarded. (more…)

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