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By Joseph Fulton

97This booklet is the 1st background of the Lynch Brothers Diamond Drilling corporation, unsung heroes within the fiscal improvement of the Pacific Northwest. based by means of the sons of Irish immigrants, this small corporation prepared the ground for mineral exploration and dam building in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, and past. They have been the 1st employees at the ancient Skagit River undertaking which introduced electrical energy to Seattle and the epic Grand Coulee Dam, the most important concrete constitution ever built.

This publication additionally offers the 1st ever biographical histories of 2 males who have been, of their personal occasions, well-known characters within the Pacific Northwest: Seattle’s Fred Lynch, the liked “Singing Policeman” of KOMO in the course of the heyday of reside radio, and his uncle, Portland’s Oscar J. Kendall, the ill-fated “steam-dye man,” who observed his existence switch dramatically after an coincidence with an electrical road motor vehicle in Stump Town’s wild 1890s.

This is a kinfolk background accurately written: filled with colourful characters and historic anecdotes.  From County Waterford, eire to Michigan’s higher Peninsula, Chaotic Butte, Montana to booming Juneau, Alaska, and at last to the majestic Pacific Northwest, this ebook follows the  industrious Lynch Brothers as they fight to do every little thing Dam Right!

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