This Was Sawmilling – Sawdust sagas of the western mills


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This Was Sawmilling – Sawdust sagas of the western mills Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Schiffer
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Pages: 176 Illustrations and other contents: 240 photos ISBN: 9780887405945 Categories: ,

The reissue of the classic history about the sawmill industry in the Pacific Northwest is rich in memories. Here is the vital and true story of the triumphant growth and its undying promise, shown with superb photography and told with exciting text. The utilitarian waterwheel, the great days of the steam sawmill, and the epic courage of the schooner masters are told in all their glory. Ralph Andrews augments his careful and thorough research with anecdotes of the men who transformed logs into the building materials of a nation. The reader takes a step back in time, as the history of the industry which has gone on continuously since 1825 is brought to life.

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Author Biography

From his home in Seattle, Ralph Andrews has written many books to document American Northwest logging and its people.