Business & Finance: Forest Merger

Mightiest of American trees is the redwood and greatest master of these trees is Hammond and Little River Redwood Co., Ltd., formed last week in California. It was a merger of the redwood holdings of Hammond Lumber Co. with Little River Redwood Co., control going to the Hammond company. It involved some 9.000,000,000 feet of majestic redwood timber, representing a good half of all redwood trees now available for cutting.

Sequoia sempervirens is the scientific name for redwood. It grows only along a short section of the northern California coast, thriving in the...

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