Logs Floating on the Palouse in Elberton,1905


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Logs Floating on the Palouse in Elberton,1905

The Palouse River often swells far beyond its banks,giving the lumber mills a chance to snag the floating logs to bring to the mill. Residents would also try to grab a few logs before the mill workers in order to take advantage of some free firewood.

Image courtesy of Whitman County Historical Society.


This file appears in: Ghost Town of Elberton