Category: Forestry/Logging

Port Orford’s Western States Plywood Cooperative Era 1951-1975

(As told to Alan Mitchell by Leon White) In 1949 there was a very large empty field bordering cold and clear Elk River. In 2021, the river still…

Early Logging Years

A collection of photos from early years of the logging industry in Port Orford and the surrounding area. The photo below shows the S.S. Frogner at the dock…