• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • 1916~
  • Description
  • The Danaher Lumber Company was in business until ca. 1923. When C.D. Danaher moved his logging operations from Michigan to the northwest around 1909, he already had extensive northwest holdings. Danaher had purchased a mill from Abraham Coon Young after the panic of 1893. Danaher eventually acquired mills in California, large tracts of timber throughout the Northwest, and logging camps at Darrington and Port Orchard, Washington. During 1918 an... more
    The Danaher Lumber Company was in business until ca. 1923. When C.D. Danaher moved his logging operations from Michigan to the northwest around 1909, he already had extensive northwest holdings. Danaher had purchased a mill from Abraham Coon Young after the panic of 1893. Danaher eventually acquired mills in California, large tracts of timber throughout the Northwest, and logging camps at Darrington and Port Orchard, Washington. During 1918 and 1919 his mill turned out forty million feet of cut lumber making it the fourth largest mill in Tacoma.Despite the size of his operation, however, Danaher remained uninvolved in the usual lumbermen’s associations. For example, Danaher was not listed among the attendees of the 8th (1916), 9th (1917), or 10th (1919) annual Pacific Logging Congresses. The Congress was probably the most anticipated event among west coast lumbermen. Danaher was apparently not active in the West Coast Lumberman’s Association, either. Throughout the summer of 1917,... 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