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[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

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Slip Tongue Log Skidder and Team]

Description: Photograph of a high-wheeled, slip-tongue log skidder with its teams and driver. The driver would straddle the cart over felled logs, where dangling tongs would be positioned to raise the end of a log off the ground when the mules pulled the tongue forward, allowing the log to "skid" along under the cart's rolling wheels.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[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
Partner: The History Center