Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


March 13, 1919

The best music that Wrangell has heard in a long time is the hum of the saw at the new mill of the Wilson & Sylvester Mill Company, which started up in earnest Monday morning. It was last March that fire destroyed the old Wilson, Sylvester mill that had been the mainstay of the town for about 30 years. It was not until August that the work of rebuilding the plant began under the direction of H.T. Hendricks of Everett, Washington. Meanwhile, the company had been reorganized with H. W. Gartley as business manager, and plans had been perfected for a mill that would be far superi...

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