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As long as you live in the US you have access to a vast array of information in Google Books. I usually modify the search so that it displays only Free Google Books .. and often set a range on the dates. This is .. really .. an amazing resource for those of us modeling the late 19th and early 20th century.
The California Lumber Merchant – March 15, 1923
pg 35 – ATTEMPT TO SALVAGE CARGO – Attempts will be made by the San Diego Motorship Vaquerro to salvage a part of the lumber cargo of the four masted schooner Watson A. West which was wrecked on San Miguel Island last week.
Pacific Motor Boat, Volume 8, October 1915
pg 21 – shows a side and top view of a Five Masted Auxiliary Lumber Carrier. The description has her at 225 ft. long, 32 ft. 6 in. beam, 18 ft. draft and have a capacity of 1,500,000 ft. of lumber ..
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About etraxx

Retired from the Army in 2006. Served during Vietnam - 1969-1972 as as 72B - Communications Center Specialist (Teletype Operator). Got out .. and went back in 1987 as a 19K - Armor Vehicle Crewman - (M1/M1A1 tanker) getting out in Korea in 1999. Went into the Reserves .. got mobilized in 2001 .. stayed active until my retirement with 20 years in 2006.

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