[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 7]

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 7]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company's engine 7 and a train of twenty cars of pine logs. Engine 7 was a 4-6-0 Baldwin locomotive built new for the TSE in 1906. It was later sold to Sand & Gravel Company of Columbus, Texas in 1938. 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
[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 7 Log Train]

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 7 Log Train]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of nineteen log cars pulled by Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 7, located at a switch west of the sawmill. This is possibly in Angelina County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Shortleaf Yellow Pine Timber]

[Shortleaf Yellow Pine Timber]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of shortleaf yellow pine timber on Buck Wammuck's place, from which large timber has been cut. This timber totaled 300 acres.
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
[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
[McGiffert Log Loader with Crew sitting on Logs]

[McGiffert Log Loader with Crew sitting on Logs]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company McGiffert log loader showing the loading crew posing for a photograph.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Log Skidding Teams]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Log Skidding Teams]

Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company log skidding teams and slip tongue log skidders, and cut timber in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Slip Tongue Log Skidder and Team]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Slip Tongue Log Skidder and Team]

Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a high-wheeled, slip-tongue log skidder with its teams and driver. The driver would straddle the cart over felled logs, where dangling tongs would be positioned to raise the end of a log off the ground when the mules pulled the tongue forward, allowing the log to "skid" along under the cart's rolling wheels.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
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