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

Great history. Last night I had a conversation with my cousin, Jeff Kombol who worked in Lester in the late 1950s, living in a lumber camp and logging timber.


An incredibly beautiful valley.

Gene Robinson

Wow! my Great grandfather worked at Morgan lumber there, they called it Nagrom. I think he worked there about 1915-? then moved to Tacoma before 1926 to work for St. Paul Tacoma Lumber Co. I know there was a fire in 1912, do you know the exact date?
Gene Robinson ingeneius@yahoo.com


Thanks Gene - If you search my blog site for Nagrom, you will find one or more posts about Nagrom's history (Morgan spelled backwards. Hope this helps.

Glenda Rogers Ahearn

I lived in Lester with parents, Glenn and Grace Rogers in 1947-1948..taught school there..remember Banner horse I learned to ride.


Thanks Glenda for your comments. Lester remains a very special place!

anthony patterson

I worked for scott paper logging as a young kid from texas in the 70s.lost 30 lbs in two weeks,hardest job ever.

J.A. Phillips, III

Elmer G. Morgan, not Elmer C. Morgan.

Craig Goodwin

Thank you Mr. Phillips for the correction. I misread the sign.

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