Powell River Co

POWELL RIVER CO was started by Dr Dwight Brooks, Michael J. Scanlon and John O'Brien, 3 American lumbermen. The first 2 partners owned the second-largest forest company in the US. They came to BC in 1908 and purchased a large stand of timber in the FRASER VALLEY. Later that year they merged their interests with those of O'Brien, who had been logging south of POWELL RIVER since 1900. In 1909 they bought a PULP wood lease at Powell River, including the right to use the water from Powell Lk for...

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