Structure Type: built works _ industrial buildings - processing plant

Designers: [unspecified]

Dates: constructed 1929

Longview, WA


Overview

Erected in the company town of Longview, WA, the Weyerhaueser Sawmill became an enormous employer for the new city. The Weyerhaueser Corporation timeline said of this plant: "When built in 1929, this mill was the world's largest. It was designed for maximum utilization by including a shingle mill and three separate sawmills, each to cut a different type of log." (See Weyerhaueser Corporation, Timeline: 1920, accessed 06/19/2015.)

PCAD id: 19635