Heritage, Volume 13, Number 4, Fall 1995 Page: 26
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HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE ARCHIVES OF TEXAS MUSEUMS
These early photographs, from the archives
of the Texas Forestry Museum in 1
Lufkin, show logging operations in East
Texas during the infancy of that industry.
The image at the top is from the
Thompson & Tucker Lumber Company 3
in Trinity County. It shows a "good log
under a slip tongue cart". The photograph
at the bottom, also from Thompson
& Tucker Lumber, is at Sour Lake,
Texas, in Hardin County. It captures life
at the "First Front" logging camp, located
about one and one-half miles south of the
mill. Both images date to 1907-1908.
The Texas Forestry Museum is dedicated
to the preservation of the heritage
of the timber industry in East Texas and
the study of its influence on the culture of i. ---
that region. .
Note: The Texas Historical
Foundation is currently w
working on an update to
Photographic Collections in
Texas: A Union Guide.
This book, published in
1987, lists photographic col
lections held by libraries, ; t
historical societies, univer- , *
ment agencies, corporatioes,
and other public enticeive
an update for. If your
group was not listed origitorical
Foundation at P.O.
Box 50314F , Austin, TX
by electronic mail at
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