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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Lumber Yard at Sunset]

Description: Photograph of a sunset effect over the Southern Pine Lumber Company lumber yard. Company housing is seen in the background.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Lumbermen Receiving Paychecks]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company employees at the pay window of the company office on pay day. This photograph was taken with flashlight at 7 P.M. This is the Diboll office.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Machinery and Repair Shop Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company machinery and repair shop. This view is from the northeast corner and shows a trip-hammer and forge in the foreground.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph