[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill view from the Mill Pond]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill view from the Mill Pond]

Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill from the mill pond. The photograph shows the endless chain extending from the mill into the pond, and the angled dock from which logs were dumped into the pond off of rail cars. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine, producing 250,000 board feet daily as well as 60,000 feet of lath. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 at Sunset]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 at Sunset]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill no. 2 as seen from across the mill pond at sunset. 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.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Yellow Pine on the Band Saw Dock]

[Yellow Pine on the Band Saw Dock]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1, or yellow pine mill, showing yellow pine logs on the band saw dock. This view is from the log end. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmil No. 1 from Mill Pond]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmil No. 1 from Mill Pond]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill no. 1 from across the mill pond with logs in the foreground. To the right is the log unloading dock. A mill pond worker is also shown standing on logs in the pond. Also known as "mill 1," it cut yellow pine. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[A Log atop the Endless Chain]

[A Log atop the Endless Chain]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company log pond from the top of the endless chain incline. The photograph shows how logs were attached to the chain and pulled upward from the mill pond and into the sawmill.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 1 Interior - South End]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 1 Interior - South End]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1 interior from the south end, showing mill machinery. It was also called the "yellow pine mill" because it cut yellow pine. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Lumber Freight Train]

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Lumber Freight Train]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 7 pulling a 14 car train of loaded lumber and tagged with Southern Pine Lumber Company signs. Sawmill 1, or the yellow pine mill, is shown in the background.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 7 at the Mill Pond]

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 7 at the Mill Pond]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company engine 7 with a train of log cars beside the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1 mill pond. The sawmill is shown in the background.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Saw Filing Room in Sawmill 1]

[Saw Filing Room in Sawmill 1]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the saw filing room in the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1, which was also called the yellow pine mill. Each saw tooth was sharpened one at a time. Notice the band saws on the floor and hanging from the ceiling. The saw filer was usually the highest paid worker in the mill other than management.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Worker at a Sawmill Steam Engine]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Worker at a Sawmill Steam Engine]

Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company worker at a Corliss steam engine in one of the company sawmills. The engine was built by Filer & Stowell Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
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