Long time residents of Black Diamond, Judy and I love our community and the unique natural beauty and colorful history we have here. Join us in learning more about our history, local wildlife, must do hikes, conservation areas to explore and the opportunities and challenges faced by our community. Craig Goodwin

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Bill Kombol

The Shell Oil drill hole was in what is now called Lawson Hill Estates (Section 14-21-6). A metal casing marks the location of the hole and can still be seen on one of the lots not yet built upon. I believe it's on Lot 54 at 32304 McKay Lane.

Bill Kombol

A few more facts. The well was drilled to a depth of 4,319 feet with core samples recovered from a number of levels. The on-site geologist was R.J. Woodward. News of the drilling was carried on the front page of the Enumclaw Courier-Herald, August 28, 1947.

Craig Goodwin

Thanks Bill!

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