The Way We Were
August 6, 2020
August 5, 1920
The Wilson & Sylvester mill, located in the heart of the Tongass forest reserve at Wrangell, has secured from the department the largest cutting right ever given an Alaskan sawmill concern. The cutting right will allow the big Wrangell Narrows concern to expand for the export trade, which has been the ambition of Alaska sawmill men for years. The Wilson & Sylvester Mill company is the pioneer
lumber concern of Alaska. Starting over 20 years ago the mill continued until the
death of the originators, when it was for several years the cause of expensive litigation in connectio...