Rosalie Oxford, Illinois; Ray Norton and Chuck Johnson, Fairbanks, AK are winners!
The beginning of logging in this area is the answer for Week 270 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.We are looking for an event.
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Tuesday: A father and son came seeking
Wednesday: Others followed with the same idea.
Thursday: It started a new industry for the area.
Friday: CD and Nat Brown found the "green gold".
As timber stands in other areas diminished, new areas for logging were being sought. In the 1890s CD and Nat Brown came west seeking "green gold". They found it in the abundant white pine and other evergreen forests of the Clearwater region. Their find was instrumental in opening the area to logging, which for decades has been a major industry in this area.
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