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Name Usal

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Image of Books - 2006-1-230

Books - 2006-1-230

A history and photograph collection beginning in the 1860's of the far northwestern section of Mendocino County, California. This book is part of the history that Margarite Cook, a local historian, collected for 60 years and the extensive research done by Diane Hawk. Glance back in time to the old coastal towns from Hardy Creek north to the Humboldt County line, including Rockport, Usal, Bear Harbor and Needle Rock. There is also history covering the old town sites of Kenny, Moody and Andersonia. A large collection of stories, pioneers, highway building and old resorts in the Piercy area is also included.

Image of Ships - 2007-03-1210-4

Ships - 2007-03-1210-4

Usal wharf with the Steamer "Newsboy" loading lumber in the distance.

Image of Trains - 2010-018-008

Trains - 2010-018-008

Fort Bragg Railroad Train "Sequoia" in Usal loaded with redwood. Loggers are posing on top of the logs. The timber at Usal was some of the largest in the county but it turned out to be of poor quality as it was full of decay and cracks and did not yield more than half the lumber expected.

Image of Mills - 2010-018-009

Mills - 2010-018-009

Workers posing in the Engine Room at the Usal mill. Several of the men are posing with dogs.