Twenty odd years have elapsed since a group of financiers gazed upon the vast expanse of forest covered hills of this great commonwealth of Louisana and dreamed of an industrial community supplemented by a prosperous agricultural development of the adjacent country. Not the idle dream of a dreamer with his head in the clouds, but the dream of business men who had their feet firmly on the ground.
Garrison, P. M.
"Forestry and Utilization as Practiced by The Great Southern Lumber Company,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 16
, Article 10.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol16/iss1/10