Hull Oakes Lumber Co

A complete tour of the Hull Oaks Lumber Company in Monroe, Oregon, one of the last steam operated sawmills in the country, from arriving timber to finished product.
On the day I took the 1 hour mill tour the boiler and generator room was closed for maintenance. I had a very limited time to shoot what I did. The tour guide was not happy with me for constantly hanging back to film. It is my understanding that the mill can independently generate enough power to be self sufficient. If not, as on the day I was there, they can get electric power from the grid. There is another video on YouTube that has some good shots of the operating power generation. https://youtu.be/VhOSE8jUw68 The operating steam generation room is shown at about three and a half minutes through that video.
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