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3 edition of Big Skookum found in the catalog.

Big Skookum

David A. James

Big Skookum

a story of 100 logging years in Mason County, 1853-1953

by David A. James

  • 55 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by s.n. in [Seattle? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logging -- Washington (State) -- Mason County -- History,
  • Mason County (Wash.) -- Lumbering

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Dave James]
    ContributionsPacific Northwest History Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16540833M
    OCLC/WorldCa8743901

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