Shingle mill workers with large log, Mumby Lumber and Shingle Company, Malone, ca. 1930
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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.