Joe Wilsco, left and Vern Habenicht, right with their catch after fishing the Green...

Once upon a time, steelhead were plentiful in local rivers, with a yearly limit of 60 fish and a daily limit of three per...

Black Diamond’s Mike Parkin

The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November is legally defined as Election Day. Forty-five years ago, on Tuesday, November 2, 1971, Black...

1919 Ravensdale Baseball Team

As major league baseball swings through the playoffs advancing towards the World Series, this column looks back a century to baseball in Ravensdale. This 1919...

Rheolaveur Wash Plant

When it opened in 1927, Pacific Coast Coal Company’s New Black Diamond was one of most modern coal mines in the western U.S. A...

Engine #106 of the Pacific Coast Railway

The Pacific Coast Railway of California was a sister organization to the Pacific Coast Railroad of Washington, with both firms owned by Pacific Coast...

BD Labor Day 1907

BD Labor Day 1907 – Labor Day celebrations as shown here in Black Diamond, date to the holiday’s establishment by federal law in 1894....

Earliest dated gravestones in the Black Diamond cemetery

November 1st is All Saints’ Day, historically known as All Hallows’ Day, from which the night before became All Hallows’ Eve or Halloween. The holiday...

“Mine Games”

  Halloween is a time of spookiness and Hollywood has never been afraid of combining mystery thrillers within an underground mine setting. In 2011, film crews...
A Woman's Baseball Team from the 1900s

1900s Woman’s Baseball Team

Yes, there were women’s baseball teams way back in the early 1900s. Shown here is the Ravensdale team coached by Allen James Stark standing in...

Maple Valley railway station January 20, 1948

This week we turn our attention back to the Maple Valley railway station with a photo of the depot taken on January 20, 1948. This...
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