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Mills of Humboldt County, 1910-1945

Mills of Humboldt County, 1910-1945( )
Author: O'Hara, Susan J. P.
Service, Alex
Fortuna Depot Museum,
Series title:Images of America Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4671-2776-9
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Sequoia sempervirens, California coastal redwood, was Humboldt County's economic mainstay from the 1850s onwards. By the early 20th century, harvesting "red gold" was the major industry along California's North Coast, with Humboldt at the forefront of the industry. The first half of the 20th century saw technological changes in logging and milling. New uses for redwood included cigar boxes, "presto-logs," and core logs for plywood. The industry began reforestation practices, growing...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Forestry
Business & Economics / Industries / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.044 Pounds



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