Photo from “Black Diamond: Mining the Memories”
Officials visited the new Black Diamond Mine, also known as the Indian Mine, around 1928. They were, left to right, Ray Smith, mining engineer; Nat Moore, Pacific Coast Company vice president; D.C. Botting, state mine inspector; Stan Foster; A.F. Marion; George Mertens, Pacific Coast Company Railroad superintendent; Walt Barnum, Pacific Coast Company president; E.C. Ward, Pacific Coast vice president; Hersey McCarter Watkins; Wiley Hemphill; E.F. DeGrandpere, property manager of stores, hotels and rentals, and S.H. Green.