Skookum Copper Mining Co. Saw Mill, Near Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

“Skookum Copper Mining Co. Saw Mill, Near Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 30, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8644.

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Title

Skookum Copper Mining Co. Saw Mill, Near Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Kittitas County (Wash.) -- Buildings, Historic; Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Kittitas County; Skookum Copper Mining Co. (Roslyn, Wash.); Mines and mining -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn

Description

Mining required large supplies of timber for props, buildings and so on. The short-lived Skookum Copper Mining Co. built its own saw mill to avoid hauling lumber long distances over rough or non-existant roads.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1900.

Contributor

North Kittitas County Historical Society. Photo #NKB-026

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Identifier

BLD-133