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[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
Partner: The History Center

[W. J. Raef Home]

Description: Photograph of the W. J. Raef home in Diboll. Raef was the vice president and general manager of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Sawmill Foreman Charles Fredreck's Office]

Description: Photograph of a group in the office of Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill foreman Charles Fredreck. W. M. Ashford is sitting on the left and Charles Fredreck is sitting on the right. Standing are C. H. Bateman and J. J. Sweetland.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Sawmill No. 2 Boilers]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2 boilers, showing a boiler room worker. Sawmill 2 was also called the hardwood mill. The boilers were made by Casey-Hedges Company of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Marsh Fire Pump at the Sawmill No. 2]

Description: Photograph of a Marsh fire pump at the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2, also called the hardwood mill. The pump had an 8-inch suction capacity and a 7-inch discharge.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Hardwood Logs on the Unloading Dock]

Description: Photograph of four cars of hardwood logs on the unloading dock, showing the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 2 and new water tower and in the background. Mill 2 was also called the hardwood mill. Notice that hardwood logs were not unloaded into the mill pond, but rather rolled down an incline to the endless chain. The mill pond with floating pine logs and mill pond workers are also shown. This view is looking south from the north end of the unloading dock.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Commissary - Second Floor]

Description: Photograph of the second floor in the Southern Pine Lumber Company commissary showing furniture, men's clothing, and company employees. Built in 1901, this was the company's fourth commissary, the first being built in 1894, the second in 1898, and the third in early 1901 which was later destroyed by fire. The fourth commissary was originally 3,226 square feet but a 1902 addition increased the size to 5,612 square feet. The second story was added in 1907 which increased the size of the floor space to 10,384 square feet. The first floor contained the general store and the second floor held furniture and men's furnishing goods. W. P. Rutland was the manager and eleven others were employed. This commissary was replaced by a new one on the same site in 1923, which lasted until it was torn down in 2004.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Commissary - First Floor]

Description: Photograph of the first floor of the Southern Pine Lumber Company commissary. Built in 1901, this was the company's fourth commissary, the first being built in 1894, the second in 1898, and the third in early 1901 which was later destroyed by fire. The fourth commissary was originally 3,226 square feet but a 1902 addition increased the size to 5,612 square feet. The second story was added in 1907 which increased the size of the floor space to 10,384 square feet. The first floor contained the general store and the second floor held furniture and men's furnishing goods. W. P. Rutland was the manager and eleven others were employed. This commissary was replaced by a new one on the same site in 1923, which lasted until it was torn down in 2004.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Front Office]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company front office at check paying time in the evening. This is the main Diboll office.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Cashier's Room]

Description: Photograph of the cashier's room in the Southern Pine Lumber Company Diboll office. This photograph was taken with flashlight.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[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
Partner: The History Center

[Camp 1 Company Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company commissary at 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
Partner: The History Center

[Pine Timber on Rail Cars]

Description: Photograph of yellow pine timber on Southern Pine Lumber Company rail cars. These logs were cut from the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County, Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Right of Way in the Woods]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company logging right of way in the woods. Loaded rail cars and a log loader can be seen in the distance along with two employees.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Shortleaf Pine on Rail Cars]

Description: Photograph of shortleaf yellow pine timber chained to rail cars. These logs were cut by Southern Pine Lumber Company workers from the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County, Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Southern Pine Lumber Company Right of Way]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company right of way in the woods, showing cut timber piled alongside.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Camp 1 Animal Team in Woods]

Description: Photograph of an animal logging team at Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1, with high wheel slip-tongue carts, ox teams, and a car of logs. 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
Partner: The History Center

[Loaded Log Cars in the Woods]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pine Lumber Company rail cars loaded with cut timber in the woods.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[White Oak Timber, Trinity County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of white oak timber on the northeast corner of the J. M. Walker league in Trinity County, Texas. This is 16 miles northwest of Diboll.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
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
Partner: The History Center