When the stern wheeler Skookum cruised down Grays Harbor on this day in 1911, passengers included many of the most important lumbermen, loggers, and other businessmen of Aberdeen and Hoquiam. Names of some of these 27 men were almost legendary in Aberdeen in 1976, including Wilsons of the Wilson Brothers mill (where McDonald';s stands ca. 1976); E.K. Bishop of the Bishop Lumber Co.; N.J. Blagen of Blagen Mills, Hoquiam; Neil Cooney of Grays Harbor Commercials Co., Cosmopolis; Cliff and Scott Weatherwax; Ben Johnson (father of Mrs. Victor (Mary) Morrison); G.E. Anderson of Anderson &; Middleton and father of Henry (Heine) Anderson; and Al Stockwell, logger who owned the Skookum and was host for the cruise to his booming grounds at the mouth of the Humptulips River. Passengers were: Top row, from left, Charles Clark, Neil Cooney, Ben Averill, A.P. "Al" Stockwell, Fred Furth, Charles Alberty, Charles Sauers, Ray Sherwood, Bob [Robert Rockwell] Wilson and Scott Weatherwax - standing, Bill [William C.] Wilson, E.K. Bishop, unknown, Cliff Weatherwax; third row from top - unknown, J.S. Clark, Charlie Larkins, Ed Shields, unknown, Edward Anderson, N.J. Blagen, Tom Taylor, Fred Hart and Ben Johnson; front row - Louis Roser, Jim Hall, and Willis Hopkins. This description is derived from caption in the Feb. 15, 1976 Aberdeen [Washington] Daily World.