Blessed with vast expanses of virgin timber, a good harbor, and a San Francisco market for its lumber, the Coos Bay area once dubbed itself "a poor man's paradise." A new Prologue and Epilogue by the author bring this story of gyppo loggers, longshoremen, millwrights, and whistle punks into the twenty-first century, describing Coos Bay's transition from timber town to a retirement and tourist community, where the site of a former Weyerhaeuser complex is now home to the Coquille Indian Tribe's The Mill Casino.
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|Size: ||19.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||University of Washington Press|
|Date published: || 2011|
|ISBN: ||2370006727880 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|