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Ravensdale folks proud of their new post office

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, February 26, 1975

A modern, well lighted building, with lots of room and a pump for air-conditioning and heat has now replaced the old, wooden-structured Ravensdale post office. 178 more words

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Not for buggies

Unfortunately Ravensdale Forest is neither buggy-friendly nor accessible (unless you’re mountain biking). We were on a day out, just the two of us, but brought our pal Piglet along for verification. 101 more words

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Entombed miners not released from pit

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, December 20, 1917

Frantic efforts are being made to reach six men caught in workings of colliery in Wilkeson… 583 more words

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The light at the end of the tunnel

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, July 5, 2016

By Bill Kombol

You’ve heard the phrase, “the light at the end of the tunnel.” This photo of the gangway level of the Rogers No. 180 more words

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Bill McLoughry

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, December 22, 2015

By Bill Kombol

This 1974 photo taken at the Rogers No. 3 underground coal mine features… 229 more words

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Logging in Southeast King County

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, June 16, 2015

By Bill Kombol

While coal mining drove the early development and growth of much of southeast King County, logging was nearly as important. 316 more words

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Ravensdale school district created in 1892

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 19, 2016

By Bill Kombol

The Ravensdale school district was created in 1892. The first one-room school was constructed in 1893 housing 16 students, but was designed for 36. 284 more words

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