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Bert Russell

Together Bert and Marie Russell collected interviews, information and photos from old-timers over many years. Swiftwater People is one of six books produced by the couple. Calked Boots, Hardships and Happy Times, North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River, The Sawdust Dream and Rock Burst all reflect the lives of working men and women in the Coeur d'Alene region. Bert was born in Harrison, Idaho in 1909 and worked as a logger, river driver, shipyard electrician, timber cruiser, rancher and writer....See more