Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil talk about working conditions in the coal mines at Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald, Washington. They talk about the various tasks in the mines--hoisting, rope riding, picking coal, timbering, crosscutting, pulling stump, driving tunnel, making entry, etc. They also speak about worker's compensation, medical care, accidents, and the overall life of a miner, including drinking culture.
The cover image shows a joy continuous mining machine, which was used to cut and load coal in the Northwestern Improvement Company (NWI) mines around Roslyn, Washington.
Boardman, Leonard; Dalisky, Elmer; and Zaputil, Rudy, "Leonard Boardman, Elmer Dalisky, and Rudy Zaputil Interview" (1998). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 120.
Oral history, Coal mining, Roslyn (Wash.), Cle Elum (Wash.), Ronald (Wash.), Northwestern Improvement Company
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