Mapping changing place names
The Pacific Lumber Company is kaput and, barring any successful appeal or other legal gymnastics, will be absorbed by Mendocino Redwoods Company.
The map comes from Rare-Earth News, a blog focused on California growth and development. Click to enlarge.
During bankruptcy proceedings, MeRC called the new company it would create from the ashes of Pacific Lumber “Newco.” The moniker was just a placeholder, MeRC chairman Sandy Dean told town hall goers.
What will MeRC name this new company? Will it replace the iconic letters on the mill? These are petty questions compared to what’s at stake. The changes sweeping Humboldt County are far-reaching. No wonder a certain someone is flipping out.
The days of this familiar view from Hwy 101 may be numbered.