During World War I, this railroad point was a supply depot for the Spruce Division, commanded by Col. Brice P. Disque. The Spruce Division was organized during World War One to make certain that enough timber was cut during the war to provide lumber for military purposes. Including spruce for the building of airplane parts. The railroad on which this depot was located was built by troops under Disque’s command and later became the Port Angeles Western Railway. The place is named for the colonel.
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