Logging in the Kitsap County & The Northwest (Photo Collection)
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Fred Just has compiled a collection of logging pictures taken between late 18 hundred's and 1950. The pictures are from Kitsap County and Northwest Washington.
Most of the photos will have captions with names, locations, and dates on them. Stay tuned for more updates on the details of the photos.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born during the Second World War, Fred Just was raised in Crosby. He attended Seabeck Elementary School and attended Central Kitsap High School. Fred joined the Air Force during the Viet Nam War and was stationed in Montana and France. In the Air Force, he was trained as an Inventory Management Specialist in supplies and then ran a research section. A few years after getting out of the service with an honorable discharge, Fred became interested in history both American and local. In the 1970’s I joined the Kitsap County Historical Society becoming Publicity Director.
The next year Fred Just became Vice-president and the following year President. He was a contributing writer for the book “Kitsap Schools: The way they were”, and helped with the “Kitsap County: a History”. He wrote a feature article about Seabeck for a Northwest Magazine, he has also given talks locally and as far away as Grants Pass Oregon.
In 1971 Fred began doing research on the Seabeck Cemetery and the history of the surrounding area. He belongs to the National Thespian Society, and also has 2 awards from the Central Kitsap Fire District, a Certificate of Training for Disaster Control, a diploma in Organizational Supply, a diploma from the California Wine Institute, an award from Bangor Sub Base, Citizen of the year from the Seabeck Community club, Certificate of Recognition from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and other training certificates. Mr. Just spent most of his employment as a cook working up to Executive Chef. He was an Executive Chef in an Elks Club and also a Holiday Inn. For 19 years he owned the Camp Union Cookhouse. While at the Camp Union Cookhouse he received many write-ups and was even mentioned in the Nashville Magazine.