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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Buried logs leave historical questions


Last updated 8/21/2020 at 3pm

The Beacon is occasionally republishing stories from the past. Here's one from May 2013 on a surprising discovery on 76th Avenue West.

There are some interesting antiquities showing up 5 to 10 feet underground along 76th Avenue West, in Edmonds, where crews are replacing old water and sewer mains.

Crews are finding incredibly well-preserved logs running crossways across the road beneath layers of fill dirt and paving.

“I’d assume this was a low point in a previous grade,” job superintendent Caleb Gott said. “They must have come in and logged this area originally, and built the fir...

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