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Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, April 7, 1916

The town government of Ravensdale exists no longer and the once thriving mining center Is rapidly diminishing to a village of empty cottages. The exodus of the 350 population began directly after the [Northwest Improvement] Company announced its intention of closing the mine, following the explosion on November 16 when thirty-eight men met death. With the citizens went also town officials. (more…)

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