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August 5, 2021

August 5, 1921

From Petersburg to Seattle, from there to St. Michaels and there on river steamer to Iditarod, its destination, will be the route covered by a shipment of 1000 feet of clear spruce lumber which left here on the steamer Jefferson on Thursday. The lumber was shipped by the Petersburg Lumber Company. When asked why the lumber was shipped from here to Seattle and then north, Ed Locken manager of the local mill stated, “The consignees can save money over Seattle prices. When landed there, spruce lumber from here is $18 per thousand cheaper. I hope it will not be the last ship...

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