Boone Fork Lumber Watauga Democrat Article #2

Title

Boone Fork Lumber Watauga Democrat Article #2

Subject

Whiting Lumber Mill, Lumber Mills, Boone Fork Lumber Company, Mills, William Scott Whiting (1871-1952), Linville River Railway, Mountains, Hotels, Robbins Hotel, Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle (1907-1983), Shulls Mill, Watauga Democrat, Whiting Family

Description

This item is a newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat about Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC, with notes from Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle, the daughter-in-law of William S. Whiting who was the owner of the company. The clipping features a black and white photograph (circa 1918) and shows the town from above, with the lumber mill and yards visible in the upper portion at the base of the mountains partially visible. The text below the image indicates that "Right center is the Robbins Hotel. Behind, to the right of the lumber hacks, the L-shaped building is the office and hospital [...] Lower center is the movie house [...] behind is the company commissary and supply house; to the right the post office." The Robbins Hotel is now For more information about William S. Whiting and his lumber operations, see Series 7 of the Lowery-Whiting Collection.

Creator

Unknown

Date

June 4, 1970

Contributor

Michael S. Lowery

Format

Newspaper Clipping

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Low-Whi-06-005

Spatial Coverage

Watauga County, NC

Scanning Technician

Michael S. Lowery

DPI

600

Bit Depth

24 Bit

Collection Name

Lowery-Whiting Collection

Scanning Software

Epson V500

Files

Low-Whi-06-005.pdf

Citation

Unknown, “Boone Fork Lumber Watauga Democrat Article #2,” Digital Watauga, accessed March 2, 2021, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/20670.

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