Langley author spins true sawmill tales

By Matthew Claxton
Langley Advance
October 19, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

A Fort Langley man who was a pioneer in Fraser Valley sawmills will be in Langley Saturday with copies of his new autobiography.It Can Be Done: An Ordinary Man’s Extraordinary Success is out now from Harbour Publishing. Donald “Chick” Stewart of Stewart and Rempel Sawmills wrote the book. …S&R Sawmills grew from one mill to five along the Fraser River and a workforce of more than 500 by the 1990s. Along the way, Stewart had some interesting adventures – including the time he headed down to the Co-op in Langley to buy some dynamite, to free up the mill’s logs from the ice on the frozen river.

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