• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • 1924~
  • Description
  • The National Lumber & Manufacturing Company was in business from 1920 to 1927, with headquarters and mill in Hoquiam and logging operations first in Cedarville and then, by 1924, in Elma. National Lumber was sold to Polson Lumber Company in 1927.Cedarville is a small settlement near the Chehalis River, eleven miles southeast of Elma, in southeast Grays Harbor County. In 1855, it was established when a blockhouse was built on the land claim of ... more
    The National Lumber & Manufacturing Company was in business from 1920 to 1927, with headquarters and mill in Hoquiam and logging operations first in Cedarville and then, by 1924, in Elma. National Lumber was sold to Polson Lumber Company in 1927.Cedarville is a small settlement near the Chehalis River, eleven miles southeast of Elma, in southeast Grays Harbor County. In 1855, it was established when a blockhouse was built on the land claim of James L. Smith. It was named for nearby Cedar Creek. Elma is a community on the Chehalis River twenty-seven miles west of Olympia in southeast Grays Harbor County. It was an once an important logging center and is now largely dependent on agriculture since the nearby Satsop Nuclear Power project was shut down. It was named for Miss Elma Austin, whose family settled in the vicinity before 1860. Two other name sources have been suggested. One is that the name is for Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first soldier to be killed in the Civil War, but with... 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