"This giant white pine snuffed out the lives of three men
when it fell across a clearing where they had taken shelter."
Camp debris on ground. Photographers bag on log.
Museum of North Idaho photo.
FS#9760A 1910 FI-1-30



    Coeur d'Alene National Forest Supervisor William G. Weigle in a report on June 24,  1911,  to the regional forester at Missoula,  had these notations about W. J. Elliott:

51. W. J. Elliott.

    With Bell's crew on Big Creek. Father Daniel Elliott, Salemville, Ohio. Earl E. Elliott, brother, P. O. Box 222, Pasco, Washington. These persons have been communicated with. Killed by falling tree at Joe Beauchamp's cabin. He lived for a time after being injured.       
        Time.
        Aug. 12 - 5 hours
                13 - 12
                14 - 12
                15 - 12
                16 - 12
                17 - 12
                18 - 12
                19 - 12
                20 - 12
                      101 hours, $25.25.

 

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