Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


January 26, 2017

January 25, 1917: The Wrangell sawmill will start up earlier this year than ever before in its history. When seen by the Sentinel man this week Fred Wilson, the manager, stated that everything is being done to get in readiness for an early start, and that while the date for beginning operations has not been set, it is expected that sawing will begin on February 1. The coming season will be the busiest the mill has ever had. Orders have been coming in since before the first of the year. Ever since the mill shut down on November 21 there has been a force of men at work setting everything in r...

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