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[Hardwood Logs on the Unloading Dock]

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

[Hardwood Lumber Stacks]

Description: Photograph of a stack of hardwood lumber in the Southern Pine Lumber Company lumber yard.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Hardwood Lumber Yard Alley]

Description: Photograph of a clean back alley in the hardwood section of the Southern Pine Lumber Company lumber yard.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Hardwood Timber Unloading]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2, also called the hardwood mill, with workers unloading hardwood timber down a ramp and into the mill. Note how hardwood logs were not unloaded into the mill pond because they would sink. 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. The mill sometimes cut pine timber too. 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.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[J. E. Hintz and Nellie Ringo]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company assistant sales manager J. E. Hintz and stenographer Nellie Ringo in the company's Texarkana, Arkansas office.
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

[Knights of Pythias Hall Dedication]

Description: Photograph of the new Knights of Pythias Castle Hall and a group of members and visitors present and the hall's dedication, November 15, 1907.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Knights of Pythias Members]

Description: Photograph of Knights of Pythias members, officers, visitors, including women, in front of the new Castle Hall of Diboll Lodge 304. This is the building dedication. November 15, 1907.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Lath on the Dry Kiln Incline]

Description: Photograph of lath on the dry kiln incline. Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1 is depicted in the background with the fuel and engine houses to the right of the mill.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Lath on the Dry Kiln Trams]

Description: Photograph of lath on the dry kiln trams, showing how it comes from under the sorting platform. A sawmill is shown in the background with various employees and lumber carts.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Lindsey Springs Camp Workers]

Description: Photograph of two Southern Pine Lumber Company woods sawyers in the Lindsey Springs area, Angelina County. Lindsey Springs, located about seven miles northeast of Diboll, was a Southern Pine Lumber Company logging camp from about 1898 to 1906. According to the federal census of 1900, the community then had a population of 110.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[A Log atop the Endless Chain]

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.
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

[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

[Log Ramps near Southern Pine Lumber Company Camp 2]

Description: Photograph of shortleaf yellow pine logs on ramps near camp 2 with a McGiffert log loader and log cars in the background. The camp was in the vicinity of Iris in Trinity County and operated from about 1907-1912.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Logs being unloaded into the Mill Pond]

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.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center