Lindsey Springs Logging Camp

Lindsey Springs Logging Camp (HMII8)

Location: Lufkin, TX 75901 Angelina County
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N 31° 13.386', W 94° 41.256'

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The naturally occurring Lindsey Springs, located approximately 3/4 of a mile northeast of this location, became the site in 1899 of the Southern Pine Lumber Company's first logging camp. The springs provided an important water source for this vital camp, which by 1900 included company housing for about 110 people, a store, school, and church. A narrow gauge railroad transported logs from Lindsey Springs to the mill in nearby Diboll. The area's marketable timber had been cut by 1906, resulting in the camp's relocation to an area west of Diboll in Trinity County.
HM NumberHMII8
Year Placed1993
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 339256 N 3455554
Decimal Degrees31.22310000, -94.68760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 13.386', W 94° 41.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 13' 23.16" N, 94° 41' 15.36" W
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Area Code(s)903, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9352 Farm to Market 58, Lufkin TX 75901, US
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