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[Tie Wacker and Ox Team]

[Tie Wacker and Ox Team]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company tie whacker and a team of eight long horned oxen. The tie whacker would cut logs into railroad ties in the woods. This photograph is likely in Trinity County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[McGiffert Log Loader 1]

[McGiffert Log Loader 1]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company's McGiffert log loader 1 near the company's logging camp 1 in Trinity County, Texas. Loader crewmen pose while loading logs onto rail cars.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 8]

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 8]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 8 at Vair station, Trinity County, Texas. Engine 8 was a Shay locomotive built by the Lima Locomotive Works in March 1907. It was built new for the TSE and Southern Pine Lumber Company. The TSE railroad was founded in 1900 by the same owners of Southern Pine Lumber Company and served the company's logging operations. It also provided passenger service from Diboll to Lufkin until 1942.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[White Oak and Gum Timber, Trinity County, Texas]

[White Oak and Gum Timber, Trinity County, Texas]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of white oak timber and gum timber on the northeast corner of the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County, Texas. This location is 16 miles northwest of Diboll. Southern Pine Lumber Company woods boss John A. Massingill is on horseback in the center.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Loaded Log Cars in the Woods]

[Loaded Log Cars in the Woods]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company rail cars loaded with cut timber in the woods.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Camp 1 Animal Team in Woods]

[Camp 1 Animal Team in Woods]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of an animal logging team at Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1, with high wheel slip-tongue carts, ox teams, and a car of logs. Camp 1 was near the Rayville Ranch site in Trinity County, Texas, about 13 miles northwest of Diboll. It replaced the Angelina County camp called Lindsey Springs, and lasted from about 1907-1912.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Red Gum and Water Oak Timber]

[Red Gum and Water Oak Timber]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a red gum tree which will cut 3,000 board feet and large water oak timber, located on the northwest corner of the J. M. Walker league, Trinity County, Texas. A Southern Pine Lumber Company employee stands to give perspective of the size of the red gum tree.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Right of Way - 2]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Right of Way - 2]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company right of way in the woods, showing timber piled alongside.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Steam Skidder and Crew]

[Steam Skidder and Crew]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company steam skidder and crew. Tongs at the ends of the skidder's cables were attached to cut logs and dragged to the railroad right of way where they would later be loaded onto rail cars.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[McGiffert Log Loader]

[McGiffert Log Loader]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a McGiffert log loader and four crewmen loading a log onto a rail car. Note the ropes used by the crewmen to guide the log onto the car.
Contributing Partner: The History Center