Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Train full of logs

Submitted by on November 27, 2011 – 2:38 amNo Comment
Train Loaded with Logs

Train Loaded with Logs

This shot, I believe, is a Weyerhaueser locomotive loaded with timber.

Until the Panama Canal opened on  August 15, 1914, shipping Douglas fir to the East Coast had been too costly. Soon, Atlantic Coast retailers were clamoring for this new and exceptional Northwest lumber product.

Here’s an interesting Weyerhaeuser fact. In the 1930s, the company marketed this innovative new product called a Pres-to-Log.  It was made from “scrap” shavings and wood fragments.

Photos courtesy of the Taylor and King families.

Weyerhaeuser Locomotive #120

Weyerhaeuser Locomotive #120

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