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Black Diamond community celebrates its history during annual Labor Days festivities

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, August 29, 2006

By Kathleen Kear

Rich in history, which dates back to 1884 when the California town of Nortonville moved to the Black Diamond area to mine the highest quality coal found on the West Coast, Black Diamond is celebrating that history during its annual Labor Days festivities this coming weekend Saturday, Sept. 633 more words


D.C. Botting returns to Seattle as Manager of Mines of Pacific Coast Coal Company

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 10, 1922

D.C. Botting, for many years connected with the coal mining industry in this state, returns on September 1 to become Manager of Mines of this company. 855 more words