Potlatch Idaho sawmill

This photograph taken between Sept. 28 and Oct. 4, 1913, shows the Potlatch sawmill, with the town of Potlatch in the background.

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Originally published Aug. 4 on IdahoCapitalSun.com.

In Idaho’s nearly 150 years of history with the lumber industry, the trade has transformed from a wide scattering of communities built and centered around logging and mills, to the more consolidated forestry seen today.

Idaho lumber yard workers

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