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[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 1]

Description: Photograph of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company engine 1 at Vair station, Trinity County, Texas. Engine 1 was 4-4-0 steam locomotive built by Dickson Manufacturing Company circa 1884. It was original operated by either the Houston, East & West Texas Railway or the Kansas & Gulf Shortline. The TSE may have acquired it in 1898. 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.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Log Ramp on Spur Toward Camp 1]

Description: Photograph of a hardwood log ramp on a spur heading toward Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1. Camp 1 was near the Rayville Ranch site in Trinity County, Texas, about 13 miles northwest of Diboll. It replaced the Angelina County camp called Lindsey Springs, and lasted from about 1907-1912.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 8 in the Woods]

Description: Photograph of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 8 pulling a train of hardwood logs and McGiffert log loader 3. These logs were cut from the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County. The engine workers pose for the photograph. Engine 8 was a Shay locomotive built by the Lima Locomotive Works in March 1907. It was built new for the TSE and Southern Pine Lumber Company. 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.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Shortleaf Yellow Pine Timber]

Description: Photograph of shortleaf yellow pine timber on Buck Wammuck's place, from which large timber has been cut. This timber totaled 300 acres.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[McGiffert Log Loader 3]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company's McGiffert log loader 3 showing crewmen attaching a log to the loader's swinging boom. This loader was primarily used in hardwood logging operations. This is likely in Trinity County, Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Log Ramp near Camp 1]

Description: Photograph of a log ramp with timber and the Southern Pine Lumber Company McGiffert log loader 1 in the background, near camp 1 in Trinity County, Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Tie Wacker and Ox Team]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company tie whacker and a team of eight long horned oxen. The tie whacker would cut logs into railroad ties in the woods. This photograph is likely in Trinity County, Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[McGiffert Log Loader 1]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company's McGiffert log loader 1 near the company's logging camp 1 in Trinity County, Texas. Loader crewmen pose while loading logs onto rail cars.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 8]

Description: Photograph of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 8 at Vair station, Trinity County, Texas. Engine 8 was a Shay locomotive built by the Lima Locomotive Works in March 1907. It was built new for the TSE and Southern Pine Lumber Company. 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.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[White Oak and Gum Timber, Trinity County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of white oak timber and gum timber on the northeast corner of the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County, Texas. This location is 16 miles northwest of Diboll. Southern Pine Lumber Company woods boss John A. Massingill is on horseback in the center.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Camp 1 Animal Team in Woods]

Description: Photograph of an animal logging team at Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1, with high wheel slip-tongue carts, ox teams, and a car of logs. Camp 1 was near the Rayville Ranch site in Trinity County, Texas, about 13 miles northwest of Diboll. It replaced the Angelina County camp called Lindsey Springs, and lasted from about 1907-1912.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Red Gum and Water Oak Timber]

Description: Photograph of a red gum tree which will cut 3,000 board feet and large water oak timber, located on the northwest corner of the J. M. Walker league, Trinity County, Texas. A Southern Pine Lumber Company employee stands to give perspective of the size of the red gum tree.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Steam Skidder and Crew]

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.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[McGiffert Log Loader]

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.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Scaly Bark Hickory Timber, Trinity County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two scaly bark hickory trees which will cut 600 board feet each, located on the northwest corner of the J. M. Walker league, Trinity County, Texas. This view shows the only portion which will yield logs. A man poses to show perspective of the tree sizes.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[White Oak Timber, Trinity County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of white oak timber on the northeast corner of the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County, Texas. This is 16 miles northwest of Diboll.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Sawmill Foreman Charles Fredreck's Office]

Description: Photograph of a group in the office of Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill foreman Charles Fredreck. W. M. Ashford is sitting on the left and Charles Fredreck is sitting on the right. Standing are C. H. Bateman and J. J. Sweetland.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[J. Kirby Home]

Description: Photograph of the J. Kirby home in Diboll. Kirby was a Southern Pine Lumber Company woods foreman.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[C. L. Effinger Home]

Description: Photograph of the C. L. Effinger home in Diboll. Effinger was a Southern Pine Lumber Company cashier and office manager. He and his family are presumably pictured.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Marsh Fire Pump at the Sawmill No. 2]

Description: Photograph of a Marsh fire pump at the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2, also called the hardwood mill. The pump had an 8-inch suction capacity and a 7-inch discharge.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center