Skookum Copper Mining Co. Sawmill, near Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Unknown., “Skookum Copper Mining Co. Sawmill, near Roslyn.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed December 22, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8652.

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Title

Skookum Copper Mining Co. Sawmill, 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 various mining facilities. The short-lived Skookum Copper Mining Co. built its own sawmill, to avoid hauling lumber long distances over rough or non-existent roads.Title on original hand colored photograph postcard: "Saw Mill of the Skookum Copper Mining Co., near Roslyn, Wash."

Creator

Unknown.

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.

Type

3 ½" x 5" b/w reprint of original hand colored photograph postcard.

Identifier

BLD-133