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April 16, 2020

April 16, 1920

The news brought from Seattle recently that active work will start soon on the erection of a pulp and paper plant at Thomas Bay is certainly cheering to the people of Perersburg. This will mean the first plant of this kind to be established in Alaska. After looking at the field from every standpoint, timber, supplies, water power, etc., the backershave selected the Thomas Bay site as the best in Southeastern Alaska. A pulp plant means an initial outlay of between two and five millions of dollars, according to the size of the plant, a large part of which will be spent here f...

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