"...with 120 men setting down at a table and eating off tin plates and having tin cups, there's a kind of noise there that I don't know how to describe. I think you'd have to call it a symphony in tin. When you hear that rumbling, it's a sound similar to a beehive, but there'd still be the clank of the tin plates."
Maggie Orr O'Neill
Maggie Orr O'Neill Oral History Interview, Oct. 1, 1955 (Mrs. O'Neill worked in a lumber camp in the 1880s.)