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Time, tide, and timber; a century of Pope & Talbot,

Author: Edwin T Coman; Helen M Gibbs
Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press [1949]
Series: Stanford business series.
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Coman, Edwin T. (Edwin Truman), 1903-
Time, tide, and timber.
Stanford, Stanford University Press [1949]
(OCoLC)571136449
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin T Coman; Helen M Gibbs
OCLC Number: 400448
Description: xvi, 480 pages illustrations, portraits, facsimile, genealogical table 23 cm.
Contents: Forward / J. Hugh Jackson --
Preface / Charles L. Wheeler --
Part one: the founders, 1849-1881 --
In the year 1849 --
The voyage of the brig "Oriental" --
The beginning of an empire --
East Machias again, 1852 --
The mill at Port Gamble --
Boards, shingles, and spars --
Lumber cargoes for sale --
The Civil War years --
Expansion on Puget Sound --
Expansion afloat and ashore --
The end of an ear --
Part two: the second generation, 1881-1925 --
New blood and old --
Ninety-nine million feet of lumber --
Life at Port Lublow and Port Gamble --
Lumber cargoes over the Seven Seas --
The heyday of foreign trade --
The California market --
The rise of the rail trade --
The difficult years 1907 to 1909 --
Converting timber and land into case --
The sale to McCormick --
Part three: the first century ends --
Men from the Middle West --
McCormick expands --
The uncertain decade --
Pope & Talbot resumes command --
Pope & Talbot goes to war --
A peacetime fleet --
Oakridge --
A look into the future --
Appendix --
Documents --
Mill Machinery --
Corporate history --
Puget Mill --
McCormick --
Pope & Talbot long-term employees.
Series Title: Stanford business series.
Responsibility: by Edwin T. Coman, Jr., and Helen M. Gibbs.

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