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[Southern Pine Lumber Company Lumber Yard Alleyway]

Description: Photograph of a view down an alleyway in the Southern Pine Lumber Company lumber yard. Also depicted is a worker hauling a cart of lumber. Note the primitive electric light poles. The dynamo, or electrical generator, was located in the dry kiln boiler room and used the boilers to produce power.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Mill No. 2 from the Mill Pond]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill number 2 looking across the mill pond from the unloading dock of the yellow pine mill (mill no. 1). 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. Although it was sometimes called the hardwood mill, it also cut pine. 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

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Mill Pond]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company mill pond showing pine timber recently unloaded into the pond. Also depicted are mill pond workers standing near empty rail cars on the unloading dock.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Mules]

Description: Photograph of two large Southern Pine Lumber Company mules used in logging, along with a company employee, who are likely a part of a skidder team. The skidder is not shown.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph