Wrangell Sentinel -

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...

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