The Way We Were
September 5, 1941:
Total salmon pack for the seven canneries in the Wrangell district for 1941 totaled 714,685 cases with the close of the major season last weekend, according to official figures of the Fish and Wildlife Service. A few of the canneries are still handling beach net and gillnet fish but that is expected to add only a few thousand to the total pack figure for the season. To salmon pack for the Ketchikan district for the season up to Saturday night totaled 1,147,047 cases, compared with a total pack of 656,961 for last year.
September 2, 1966:
Five big lumber carriers, thre...