Even if it did turn an odd dollar now and then, the mills probably burned down before the owners could bank a profit. ... and after the armistice they sold out the mills, the townsites, the logs, and the timberlands of the Puget Mill ...
Author: Norman H. Clark
Publisher: University of Washington Press
�The Pacific Northwest�s classic confrontation between militants demanding ambiguous change and an establishment intransigently defending the status quo occurred on Sunday, November 5, 1916. To this day no one knows who shot first, nor even how many died, but thanks to Mill Town, we have at last a charting of the forces, economic and personal, that led to the tragedy.��Murray Morgan