The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Aug. 25, 1921

Sometime ago Col. W.B. Greeley, Chief Forester of the United States, left Washington for the purpose of spending a month in Alaska inspecting the timber, water power and other natural resources of the territory. Upon his return from Alaska, Col. Greeley was interviewed by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer regarding his trip and the quality of the timber in the Alaska forest. Col. Greeley said: “Aside from enormous qualities of good pulpwood and serviceable construction timber, the territory probably contains the largest quantity of clear high-grade spruce to be found in the United S...


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