William (Bill) Lumsden
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
William (Bill) Lumsden talks about his family's arrival in Roslyn, Washington, in 1886-1887. He talks about his father's work as a teamster, his involvement in building Roslyn's streets, and his role in the Knights of Labor. He talks about the bank robbery in Roslyn, 1892, about Ben Snipes, and conflicts with Chinese and Native American residents. He speaks about lodges, baseball, epidemics, skating, law and order, politics, taverns, the Roslyn Foundry, churches, and businesses in Roslyn. He speaks about his career in logging and teamster work, beginning circa 1910. He talks about fishing and the impact of coal mining in the area.
The cover image shows Bill Taylor's home at Casland logging camp, which belonged to the Cascade Logging Company at Lick Creek in the Teanaway in upper Kittitas County, Washington, 1927.
Lumsden, William (Bill), "William (Bill) Lumsden" (1972). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 59.
Oral history, Teanaway River Valley (Wash.), Logging--Washington (State)
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