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The Phoenix Logging Company

From the Aug. 10, 1939, Journal

"The Phoenix Logging Company, Mason County's second largest logging railroad operation, recently hauled out its last logs and closed its camps for good, having cut during its life of nearly 40 years nearly all of the private timber in the Lake Cushman region (about 1½ billion feet of timber). The Phoenix operation has cut all timber available on lands owned by the company in the foothills west of the canal extending from the bend in the north fork of the Skokomish River through to the back hills of Lilliwaup and around the original Lake Cushman, now flood...

 

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