Texas Heritage, Winter 1985 Page: 38
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Waller Creek Restoration
Waller Creek Restoration Lumber Company is now in the business of bringing you back a part of Texas history. We have longleaf pine available
in astounding dimensions.
There was once a stand of longleaf pine trees in East Texas estimated at 107 billion board feet. It covered 5,000 sq. miles from the Louisiana Border
to the Trinity River. These trees took over 150 years to mature and reached heights of 145 feet. By the turn of the 20th century they were gone.
When loggers cleared these virgin forests, the trees never returned. Their delicate ecological balance had been permanently destroyed.
Once the primary structural and ornamental building material in Texas and the gulf south, longleaf pine is now available only through reclamation of
buildings constructed with those first ancient timbers. Everyone familiar with accurate restoration and fine custom building has wished for a
permanent supply of increasingly hard-to-find material. It is prized for its beautiful amber color, its superabundance of heart wood (straight grain)
and its incredible strength and density.
Now, Waller Creek Restoration Lumber Company is set up to supply you with this fine native Texas wood in all dimensions and in any grade
stock. Longleaf pine is now available whenever a preferred option to other wood is desired.
ANTIQUE LONGLEAF PINE FLOORING ROUGH STOCK
The prices listed below are for random length flooring up to 51/6" wide. For those who would like to buy longleaf pine in the rough for mantles
We will also custom mill flooring to your specifications. Quotations or beams or to be milled into doors, mouldings, and other special
upon request. Prices on flooring include delivery within 300 miles of millwork items. Prices will vary according to grade and condition of
Prices: 3/4" Tongue & Groove $3.95 Prices: $ 1.00 to $ 3.00 per board foot
4/4" Tongue & Groove $4.25
5/4" Tongue & Groove $4.50 Telephone: P.O. Box 50109 Austin, TX 78763
Allow 3 weeks lead time for milling.
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Texas Historical Foundation. Texas Heritage, Winter 1985, periodical, February 1, 1985; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45443/m1/38/?rotate=270: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Foundation.