Wayland Mill

Wayland Mill

Wayland Mill, c. 1956

The site of the Wayland Mill (c. 1953) is now home to Ivar’s Salmon House. Owner Ivar Haglund purchased the site in 1966 and built his floating restaurant soon thereafter.

 

Wayland Mill Workers

Employees of the Ballard Wayland Mill branch, 1938

Wayland Mill Company had locations along Lake Union and the ship canal. It produced  Bungalow Brand cedar shingles before World War II.

 

Seattle Times Article on Depression-Era Wayland Mill Operation

Seattle Times Article, c. 1932

In 1932, the Seattle Times published an article extolling the Mill’s activity during Great Depression and its ability to keep running.