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  • Growing Industries
  • 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.
  • The End
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