Memories of a sawmill man part II


July 26, 2023

In our last article we began following the memories of Lynn Rice as he focused on recalling sawmills in the East Linn area in a 2005 interview.

Two volunteers from the Museum had been told to contact Lynn if they wanted to find out about sawmills from the old days.

In calling up the past, he began recollecting his own experiences, to our good fortune. He gave us cherished glimpses of the past we would otherwise miss.

When we left him last, he had been working for Stu Weise and the Westgate Lumber Company, but the 1950s had begun and Lynn was about to move to the Clear Lumber Company. The...

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