• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • 1930~
  • Description
  • The Mumby Lumber and Shingle Mill was started in Bordeaux, Thurston County, by S.C. Mumby ca. 1905. By 1924, it was owned by the Bordeaux family. The Bordeaux family also bought the Vance Lumber Company in nearby Malone, Grays Harbor County in ca. 1922. That mill was renamed the Mumby Lumber and Shingle Company. Both mills were out of business by the late 1930s. Malone is a community on Moxie Creek fifteen miles east of Montesano in southeast ... more
    The Mumby Lumber and Shingle Mill was started in Bordeaux, Thurston County, by S.C. Mumby ca. 1905. By 1924, it was owned by the Bordeaux family. The Bordeaux family also bought the Vance Lumber Company in nearby Malone, Grays Harbor County in ca. 1922. That mill was renamed the Mumby Lumber and Shingle Company. Both mills were out of business by the late 1930s. Malone is a community on Moxie Creek fifteen miles east of Montesano in southeast Grays Harbor County. It was once a busy sawmill and shingle mill town, but now has no important industry. The name is for Hector J. Malone, who established the first shingle mill in 1897. Malone was a town where the company owned the land and all buildings. 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