Engineering and Fabrication of Modern Timber Structures
Tacoma, WA: Henry Mill & Timber Company, 1944.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8.5 x 11 inches, oblong. 92 pp, primarily illustrations. Some cover wear, masking tape on spine, but still very good. Uncommon promotional book showcasing the operations of the Henry Mill & Timber Company, with images of the plant on the Tacoma waterfront, production processes (planing, sawing and trimming, drilling and grooving, marking, etc.), as well as of specific projects under construction, including a Ship-Fitters Shop Building at Mare Island, California; cassion panels and pier fenders for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, cargo barges, blimp hangars, and more. The company was founded in 1923 by W. Yale Henry, former Vice-President of the Clear Fir Lumber Co.