OREGON: Red Tiger

In 1933, the great Tillamook forest fire in northwestern Oregon licked up 10,500,000,000 feet of standing timber, enough to supply Portland's sawmills for 20 years. Despite that loss Oregon is still the leading lumber State, still has the nation's largest remaining stands of commercial timber. Last week the No. 1 lumber State, parched by weeks of hot weather, was on fire again in the worst blaze since Tillamook. At Saddle Mountain, at Wolf Creek, at Dutch Canyon, west and north of Portland, palls of smoke and ash hung over the rough country,...

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