Mining required large supplies of timber for props, buildings and various mining facilities. The short-lived Skookum Copper Mining Co. built its own sawmill, to avoid hauling lumber long distances over rough or non-existent roads.Title on original hand colored photograph postcard: "Saw Mill of the Skookum Copper Mining Co., near Roslyn, Wash."
"Skookum Copper Mining Co. Sawmill, near Roslyn" (1900). Ellensburg History Photographs. 289.
Local History Collection Photographs, Ellensburg Public Library
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