Windham Life and Times – April15, 2022

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. 

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