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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Camp 1 from North]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company camp 1 from the north end looking south. Note the box car housing along the right of way, which was painted a dull red. 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

[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