[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill 2 Interior - South]

Description:

Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2 from the south, showing mill workers posing for the photograph. This mill was built between December 1906 and April 1907. All sawmill equipment was in a 40x155 feet area and the lath mill annex was 28x60 feet. Although it was sometimes called the hardwood mill, it also cut pine. The mill's daily capacity during a daytime run was 60,000 feet of pine and 40,000 feet of hardwoods, with a day and night yellow pine capacity of 120,000 feet. Hardwoods were not cut at night. Sawmill 2 was dismantled in 1954.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Angelina County - Diboll
Creation Date: 1907
Partner(s):
The History Center
Collection(s):
American Lumberman: Photographs of Southern Pine Lumber Company
Usage:
Total Uses: 18
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Creator (Photographer):
J. D. Cress

J. D. Cress was an American Lumberman photographer.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1907
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Angelina County - Diboll
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1907  
Description:

Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2 from the south, showing mill workers posing for the photograph. This mill was built between December 1906 and April 1907. All sawmill equipment was in a 40x155 feet area and the lath mill annex was 28x60 feet. Although it was sometimes called the hardwood mill, it also cut pine. The mill's daily capacity during a daytime run was 60,000 feet of pine and 40,000 feet of hardwoods, with a day and night yellow pine capacity of 120,000 feet. Hardwoods were not cut at night. Sawmill 2 was dismantled in 1954.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : gelatin silver, b&w ; 15.4 x 20.5 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): lumber companies
Partner:
The History Center
Collection:
American Lumberman: Photographs of Southern Pine Lumber Company
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 0248_american-lumberman-sp406-1907
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204454
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204454
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image