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[Steam Skidder and Crew]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company steam skidder and crew. Tongs at the ends of the skidder's cables were attached to cut logs and dragged to the railroad right of way where they would later be loaded onto rail cars.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[McGiffert Log Loader]

Description: Photograph of a McGiffert log loader and four crewmen loading a log onto a rail car. Note the ropes used by the crewmen to guide the log onto the car.
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

[Cut Timber on the Right of Way]

Description: Photograph of cut timber along the right of way awaiting transportation to the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill.
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

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 6]

Description: Photograph of Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 6, probably in Trinity County near camp 2. American Lumberman identifies this as a switch engine. Engine 6 was a Baldwin 2-6-0 steam locomotive built in 1905 for Southern Pine Lumber Company and later transferred to Temple Lumber Company of Pineland, Texas, which was Southern Pine's "sister" operation.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Four Cars of Pine Logs]

Description: Photograph of a log ramp and four cars of pine timber cut by Southern Pine Lumber Company logging teams. This is possibly in Trinity County near camp 2.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[McGiffert Log Loader 2]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company McGiffert log loader 2, also showing crewmen and a loaded rail car. This is possibly in Trinity County near camp 2.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Steam Skidder and Crew - 2]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company steam skidder and crew posing for a photograph.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center