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Visions of a quick switch

...based in Craig, and a Washington-based mill."We'll pull volume off the stands and process through one Southeast Alaska mill and another through one in Washington specifically set up to handle (second-growth) lumber," Mater explained...
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...September, he had purchased Erussard's Parris claims and the claims of Bean and Mathews.In 1882, Treadwell formed the Alaska Mill and Mining Company and brought up a five-stamp mill but immediately ran into trouble with lack of water for power...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary

...trim, doors, cabinet stock, musical instruments, veneer, plywood and similar finished products. A number of Alaska mills have added dry kilns and planers in recent years, and the state wants to keep up with processing capacity, according...
Alaska's resources locked up, unable to aid national security

...shut down for no good reason. None of the 6 million acres of trees in wilderness were threatened. Now the remaining Alaska mills export their wood chips instead of turning them into pulp while providing jobs in Alaska. The oil companies who own...
Group seeks to share Tongass wealth . Comments are due by April 30. Before 1997, up to 95 percent of the lumber produced by Southeast Alaska mills was exported to Japan. Since 2002, however, less than 17 percent of the production has gone to Pacific Rim countries...
More Tongass fairy tales

...its contract for $147 million and 300 million board feet of timber. The timber was processed in the remaining small Alaska mills. The U.S. taxpayers' millions went to British Columbia and opened two new wood processing plants Another fairy...
Neighborhood gardens in Anchorage bugged by bunnies

...over and laid a little crumb trail from over there to where we put the dish of food," which was rabbit pellets from Alaska Mill, Feed and Garden, Raiskums said. They made Andrew a spot under a van they're not using. They put Andrew's photo...
A brief history of mining, logging in the Juneau area

...Harrisburg) is founded. 1881: John Treadwell buys claim on Douglas Island from Pierre Erussard: He organizes the Alaska Mill & Mining Co. and finds investors in San Francisco. 1882: Treadwell complex begins with the Douglas 5-Stamp Mill...
My turn: Alaskans need to recognize the costs of Tongass biofuel

...funds have been spent building roads in an ongoing effort to keep Pacific Log and Lumber and the other large Southeast Alaska mill in the clearcut business. Millions more are spent administering the timber sale program; an amount far out of proportion...
Photos: Gold Rush Days, Sunday

...beginning of the Alaskan Gold Rush. At the same time, John Treadwell purchased claims on Douglas Island and organized the Alaska Mill & Mining Co. Treadwell's 240-Stamp mill became the largest in the world under one roof. From 1804 through the...


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