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January 26, 2017

January 27, 1917 – Further particulars regarding the new herring cannery to be established at Port Walter by the Alaska Pacific-Herring Company were learned Tuesday on the arrival in this town of Eigil Buschmann, who came north to arrange for the starting of building operations.

Mr. Buschmann was accompanied by O. Anderson, under whose direction the buildings for the new industry will be constructed.

The plans call for three cold storage buildings, each 40x100 feet, with combined cooling-room capacity for 10,000 barrels of herring; building for sorting room, 40x100; cannery building, 36x1...

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