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[Working Sawmill]

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified working sawmill near the Neches River.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Logging Team]

Description: Copy negative of a logging team in front of a building with the name "A. B. Mandelstamm" on the side. A team of four mules pulls a cart of logs. An unidentified man sits on the mule in the back and to the left, and another man sits on top of the logs in the cart.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Logging Team]

Description: Copy negative of a logging team at Jerry Liles' Sawmill in Ponta. A man wearing a cowboy hat sits on a wagon, behind a team of four horses, who pull a wagon full of logs. The team stands at rest in front of a log cabin.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Sawmill at Reklaw]

Description: Copy negative of a sawmill in Reklaw. A steam engine being pulled by a large team of animals is visible. Walter Williamson and Thomas A. Williamson, an independent hauler, are pictured.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Broad Ax Timber Shaping]

Description: Photograph of Rick Smith timber shaping at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Rick stands on a large log, raising an axe in the air before bringing it down on a large piece of timber. Rick wears a striped shirt with jeans, suede boots, and a blue hat.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Log Sawing]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to saw logs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two children push and pull the long saw through an overturned tree trunk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Arnold Griffin Teaching Log Sawing]

Description: Photograph of Arnold Griffin teaching children how to saw a log at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Arnold holds onto the middle of the saw, guiding it through the wood as two boys hold onto handles on opposite sides. the sawing demonstration takes place in the front yard surrounding a small wooden house.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[McGiffert Log Loader and Crew]

Description: Photograph of a Mcgiffert log loader and crew of the Southern Pine Lumber Company loading logs onto rail cars.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Corliss Steam Sawmill Engine]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill engine, a 24x48 500 horse power Filer & Stowell Corliss steam engine, with an 18-foot fly wheel. A company employee is depicted in the background. This is likely sawmill 1, or the yellow pine mill.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 at Sunset]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill no. 2 as seen from across the mill pond at sunset. 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
Partner: The History Center

[Mill Pond Detailed View]

Description: Photograph of a detailed view of the Southern Pine Lumber Company mill pond with floating pine logs. The building in the background is possibly the Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company office. Also shown are rail cars, including one from the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Yellow Pine on the Band Saw Dock]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1, or yellow pine mill, showing yellow pine logs on the band saw dock. This view is from the log end. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmil No. 1 from Mill Pond]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill no. 1 from across the mill pond with logs in the foreground. To the right is the log unloading dock. A mill pond worker is also shown standing on logs in the pond. Also known as "mill 1," it cut yellow pine. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Date: 1907
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

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Planing Mill Interior - North End]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company planing mill from the north end. The January 18, 1908 issue of American Lumberman reports that the planing mill had one 8x30 sizer, one 8x18 sizer, four 15-inch No. 2 combination matchers, six 9-inch matchers, one 10-inch outside molder, one 15-inch inside molder, six swing cutoff saws, two resaws, two edgers, one lath machine, and two blowers. It was 252 by 80 feet in area, employed 43 people and had a daily capacity of 275,000 feet of lumber.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 1 Interior - South End]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1 interior from the south end, showing mill machinery. It was also called the "yellow pine mill" because it cut yellow pine. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Planing Mill Interior - South End]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company planing mill from the south end, showing mill machinery. The January 18, 1908 issue of American Lumberman reports that the planing mill had one 8x30 sizer, one 8x18 sizer, four 15-inch No. 2 combination matchers, six 9-inch matchers, one 10-inch outside molder, one 15-inch inside molder, six swing cutoff saws, two resaws, two edgers, one lath machine, and two blowers. It was 252 by 80 feet in area, employed 43 people and had a daily capacity of 275,000 feet of lumber.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[African American School House]

Description: Photograph of the African American school in Diboll, Texas, depicting teacher J. W. Hogg and students.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Dynamo Room Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company dynamo room showing an engine manufactured by A. L. Ide & Sons of Springfield, Illinois. Engine specifications include 13x12 204 rev.; 50 K. W. Triumph Dynamo (Triumph Electric Company of Cincinnati, Ohio); 35 K. W. Keystone dynamo (Keystone Electric Company of Erie, Pennsylvania); 250 volts D. C.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Hardwood Products - 2]

Description: Photograph of various Southern Pine Lumber Company hardwood products. Pictured are red gum 30"; white oak 22" x 18'; red oak 25"; bay poplar 32"; red gum 27"; and four white oaks 19".
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Hardwood Log Cars]

Description: Photograph of a train of nine rail cars carrying hardwood timber on a switch near the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmills.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center