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When Coal Was King: Tacoma’s Green River Lower Headworks ca. 1911

The year 1911 was a significant one in the history of early attempts to tame the Cedar, Green, and White Rivers for water supplies...

Maple Valley Community Club Building Still Standing

Maple Valley Community Club Building Still Standing

Shaft Entrance in Franklin on Feb. 19, 1902

Shaft Entrance in Franklin on Feb. 19, 1902

When Coal Was King: James Anderson

James Anderson

Giovanni Francesco Valerio

Giovanni Francesco Valerio

Ravensdale Mine

Ravensdale Mine

The mine shown here under construction in 1926-27 was located one-half mile west of...

The mine shown here under construction in 1926-27 was located one-half mile west of the Jones Road Bridge over the Cedar River

This two-story home was built in the coal mining town of Franklin in 1910.

This two-story home was built in the coal mining town of Franklin in 1910.

117 years ago, Franklin was a bustling company town

117 years ago, Franklin was a bustling company town

BD Band – Pacific Coast Coal Co. 1925

BD Band – Pacific Coast Coal Co. 1925
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