I´ll take logging for a job! All the big trees in Washington are great for this!
Loggers would cut trees down near the river to float them downstream. They were sent to San Francisco to make shipping dock because of the shipping port in San Francisco.
Fishing changed when Robert Hume built a plant that used cans and high heat to preserve fish. 30 canneries sold fish to places like China, Australia, ext.
Fishing was not only a food source, but a way to make money. But much like the lumber industry, fishing was exhausted. over-fishing was one reason.
People like native Americans and pioneers fished and dried the fish then sold to other cities.
Coal was used to heat homes and provide power for some machines. The first people to start mining were Chinese, England and wales, and also African-American Some factories even sent kids out to get coal.
I have found the greatest coal mine in the Puget sound lowland and cascade mountains! 1886 is the best year in kittitas county!
The coal mining led to the Roslyn coal field. Roslyn and Cle elum sprouted up overnight
We teamed up together to help each other farm!
They grew wheat and hops. That also let Chinese and Hispanic to come to. Apples also became a big crop to grow.