[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
[Mill Pond Detailed View]

[Mill Pond Detailed View]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a detailed view of the Southern Pine Lumber Company mill pond with floating pine logs. The building in the background is possibly the Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company office. Also shown are rail cars, including one from the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad.
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 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
[Hardwood Logs on the Unloading Dock]

[Hardwood Logs on the Unloading Dock]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of four cars of hardwood logs on the unloading dock, showing the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2 and new water tower and in the background. Mill 2 was also called the hardwood mill. Notice that hardwood logs were not unloaded into the mill pond, but rather rolled down an incline to the endless chain. The mill pond with floating pine logs and mill pond workers are also shown. This view is looking south from the north end of the unloading dock.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill 1 - Southeast]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill 1 - Southeast]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1 looking southeast across the unloading dock. Note the mill pond workers standing on logs in the middle of the pond. This mill 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
[Hardwood Log Cars - 2]

[Hardwood Log Cars - 2]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of nine cars of hardwood timber on a switch near the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmills, which are shown in the background.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Southern Pine Lumber Company Mill Ponder Workers at the Bottom of the "Endless Chain"]

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Mill Ponder Workers at the Bottom of the "Endless Chain"]

Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of three Southern Pine Lumber Company mill pond workers guiding and loading logs onto the endless chain at the mill pond, where logs were pulled by the chain into the saw mill.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
[Logs being unloaded into the Mill Pond]

[Logs being unloaded into the Mill Pond]

Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of timber logs being unloaded from log cars into the Southern Pine Lumber Company mill pond. This view is looking outward from the sawmill.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
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