The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

May 22, 1913: With the increased demand for Alaska marble in the construction of our modern skyscrapers, Alaska is steadily pressing to the front and is now recognized as the nation's great storehouse for that particular mineral. The past few years have seen large marble industries established and Wrangell has benefitted by these developments. The Vermont Marble Company of Procter, Vt., opened their first quarry at Tokeen but a few years ago and since that time has shipped great quantities of marble to their headquarters at Tacoma. This year it...

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