Raggio Mill



Raggio Mill Operations

David Davis, historian, who has contributed much to our web site, mostly from the work he did for the United States Forest Service, gives us another very nice piece of history.  In this section that is completely new to the web site, he describes what was involved in running the Raggio Mill, what life was like for the lumbermen, and in general gives us a...

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Portrait of an Old Time Teamster

Editor’s note: Mary Matzek did this article in the 80’s and included some great photos that apparently the family had provided, because I’ve not been able to locate the same photos from other sources. The photos as published in the Enterprise don’t reproduce well enough for me to use them here. However, the story can stand on it’s own. I’ve included it as a sub-section...

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Raggio Mill on San Domingo and then Cowell Creek

Much of what follows comes from the work of historian, David Davis, done while he was an employee of the Stanislaus National Forest. We use this material with the consent of the USFS. Recently (2013) David has completed a very comprehensive history of the Raggio Mill, which is available, we believe, through the County Archives.  An abundance of documentation exists on the Raggio family and...

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