• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • 1920~
  • Description
  • N&M Lumber Company was in business in Rochester in the early 1920s, with a lumber mill and logging operations.Rochester is a community two dozen miles south of Olympia on Bakers Prairie in southwest Thurston County. When a post office was established in 1890, the name chosen was Key, possibly referring to Gate City on the west. At one time, the town boasted a hotel, large store and three sawmills. In 1904, the present name was substituted at t... more
    N&M Lumber Company was in business in Rochester in the early 1920s, with a lumber mill and logging operations.Rochester is a community two dozen miles south of Olympia on Bakers Prairie in southwest Thurston County. When a post office was established in 1890, the name chosen was Key, possibly referring to Gate City on the west. At one time, the town boasted a hotel, large store and three sawmills. In 1904, the present name was substituted at the suggestion of John L. Nye, who wanted to honor his home town in England. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    11 x 14 in.
    Silver gelatin, b/w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003