Mine Rescue and First Aid

Last week’s column featured a photo of the Newcastle team at the Western Washington Mine Rescue and First Aid Meet held in Carbonado on...

First aid and mine rescue teams to Carbonado

On August 9, 1924 six coal-mining towns sent 25 first aid and mine rescue teams to Carbonado for what was deemed Washington’s most successful...

Jim Pasco Mine Safety

The 1stNational Mine Safety Demonstration was held at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 30-31, 1911. Forbes Field was the long-time home of the...

Probably the youngest First Aid Team in the world, the Black Diamond Midgets

                                                      The history of first aid dates well before the parable of the Good Samaritan, as told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. By...

Participants at the Western Washington First Aid and Mine Rescue Meet

Between 1885 and 1920 there were 847 recorded coal mine fatalities in Washington. Likely many more went unrecorded.  In the 1920s, the state increased...

S.E. 231st Street – Bridge

This July 6, 1932 photo by Thomas Blum was taken where S.E. 231stStreet crossed over the Pacific Coast Railroad.  Coal trains from Black Diamond...

Wilderness Bridge

Autumn is a splendid time to take a walk. And there’s perhaps no better place locally than the Green to Cedar River trail. This...

The Teapot Dome Scandal

The Teapot Dome Scandal was perhaps the greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics. That 1920s scandal involved the administration...

Steve Vernarelli

  With the increasing popularity of groceries delivered to your home, it’s worth knowing that this model of food distribution has a long and storied...

Columbia & Puget Sound Railroad

The development of Black Diamond and Maple Valley would have taken a decidedly different turn if the Columbia & Puget Sound Railroad had not...
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