Near Incline Village in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Logging and Lumbering Period 1868 – 1895
In 1868 Spooner became a partner with Oliver and John Lonkey, the Elliot Brothers, Henry M. Yerington, William Fairburn and Simon Dubois in the Summit Fluming Company and operated a shingle mill and sawmill. In 1870 Yerington, Bliss & Company took over the Summit Fluming Company.
In 1873 another sawmill was erected at Spooner Meadows. Later in 1873, all the mills were taken over by the Carson & Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company. This company, headquartered at Glenbrook, went on to become the largest of the three huge combines supplying wood and lumber to the Comstock.
Erected by Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology, Division of State Parks. (Marker Number 225.)
Location. 39° 6.373′ N, 119° 55.077′ W. Marker is near Incline Village, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from Nevada Route 28 0.7 miles west of U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to Spooner Lake State Park. Marker is entirely concealed from view among the thick
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spooner Summit (approx. 1.2 miles away); Glenbrook (approx. 2.2 miles away); Clear Creek-Kings Canyon Fire (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Mormon Station (approx. 7½ miles away); We Salute John “Snowshoe” Thompson / A Tribute From Three Lutheran Churches (approx. 7.6 miles away); John A. “Snow-Shoe” Thompson (approx. 7.6 miles away); Carson Trail - Entering Carson Valley (approx. 7.9 miles away); Judge Daniel Webster Virgin (approx. 8 miles away).
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