Cutting Down Windham’s Trees – When they were Worth more than the Land the Grew on.
I know you’re not going to believe this, considering the price of real estate today, but there was a time in Windham when land had was worth almost nothing. The value or large tracts of land was in the timber value. Top photo is of a portable mill in West Windham. From left to right below: Timber piled up near the train station in West Windham. The Seavey Mill. A saw mill operated by the Johnson family. Workers at the Seavey mill at the Junction.