Southern Oregon Timber: The Kenneth Ford Family Legacy (Hardcover)

Southern Oregon Timber: The Kenneth Ford Family Legacy By Rennie Guyer, R. J. Guyer Cover Image
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Forestry defined the culture of southern Oregon. Kenneth and Hallie Ford rose from humble beginnings with a single sawmill during the Great Depression and helped transform the state's timber industry. They founded one of the largest privately owned wood-products companies in the country, bringing the title "Timber Capital of the Nation" to Roseburg, Oregon. Their legacy remains today through the Ford Family Foundation, dedicated to educational grants and community improvements. Author R.J. Guyer explores the evolution of logging and the challenges faced by the hearty men and women who plied this trade.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540213617
ISBN-10: 1540213617
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: August 10th, 2015
Pages: 162
Language: English