This letter from Mr. Early shows that the the fir operation was going - great guns — in 1900. The mill was at Chinowith - first mill B and then mill 6 - both of these mills happened to be in operation during some of the same time. The planer and railroad shipping point was on the Oregon side of the river at Viento.Viento, Oregon.,
Feby, 14th, 02.,
David. Eccles Esq.
My dear Sir;-
I am more than pleased to acknowledge the receipt of your kind letter of 7th, inst; and check therein inclosed. I thank you kindly for the check, and letter as well. After the ups and downs connected with a years business it is a relief to one to know that their efforts have been along lines that have proven satisfactory to you. Of course, when we look back to 19oo, which, so far has broken all records so far as quantity goes at least last year makes poor showing. Up to the time that Mill B. burned, everything was moving along nicely. After that it was more or less of a drag, to the end of
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