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[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 Corliss Steam Engine]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 Corliss Steam Engine]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill no. 2 Corliss steam engine built by Filer & Stowell. Also shown are three company employees.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 Interior]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 Interior]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill no. 2, also called the hardwood mill. This view is from the log end and shows hardwood logs on a band saw dock, a band saw, and a company employee. 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.
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[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmills from across the mill pond from a point 100 feet east of the locomotive water tank. The burner and water tower are shown between the sawmills. Sawmill 1, the yellow pine mill, is on the left and sawmill 2, the hardwood and pine mill is on the right.
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[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills - 2]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills - 2]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmills at a distance from the extreme length of the mill pond. Sawmill 1, the yellow pine mill, is on the left and sawmill 2, the hardwood and pine mill, is on the right.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills at Night]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills at Night]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmills at night with the mill pond in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills - North End View]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmills - North End View]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmills from the extreme north end of the mill pond. This picture was made with a long focus lens. Sawmill 1, the yellow pine mill, is on the left and sawmill 2, the hardwood and pine mill is on the right.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Tennis Court]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Tennis Court]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company tennis court and club at play, while showing the lumber yard in the background. The company had an athletic society that was open to young men who held semiexecutive positions such as office workers. Baseball was another focus of the society.
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[Southern Pine Lumber Company White Oak Boards]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company White Oak Boards]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of four white oak boards manufactured by the Southern Pine Lumber Company. The boards measure 2" x 19" x 16'.
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[Star Hotel - 2]

[Star Hotel - 2]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Diboll's Star Hotel, which was located across the Southern Pacific railroad tracks from the commissary. The hotel was built by 1903 and generally accommodated office personnel and traveling salesmen. It is where Southern Pine Lumber Company founder T. L. L. Temple stayed when visiting Diboll from Texarkana, Arkansas prior to the company library being built adjacent to the commissary circa 1908. The Star Hotel was remembered for its large dining room which fed up to thirty people at one time. The closure date is unknown but by 1939 the building had been torn down.
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