Episode 4 Up in Flames

Timber Lines by Mary Coss
Timber Lines
Episode 4 Up in Flames

Timber Lines Host Mary Coss’ sculpture Ghost Log memorializes the Dickman Lumber Mill which operated for ninety years on Ruston Way in Tacoma, Washington. In this episode, we hear from Claire Keller-Scholz, Tacoma Metro Parks Historian, on the registration of the site’s historical artifacts, the history of the Dickman Mill and the controversy surrounding its eventual demise.

Click here to see the National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form for the Dickman Lumber Company Head Saw as well as photos of the Head Saw and Carriage after the fire.