Machinery from early East Texas Logging Railroads

Machinery from early East Texas Logging Railroads (HMJ6D)

Location: Lufkin, TX 75901 Angelina County
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N 31° 21.02', W 94° 42.297'

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Steam locomotive and tender No. 3 were bought 1908 by Carter-Kelley Lumber Co., for use in building a sawmill at Manning(about 18 mi. south); then in railroad building, logging, and passenger and freight hauling schedules.
The 1906 wood-burning steam loader was also used by Carter-Kelley in building Manning Mill, and later served on "portable" logging railroads. Its cables could skid logs to tracks from distances of 300 to 500 feet.
Carter-Kelley merged (1930s) with W.T. Carter & Brother. This equipment was retired in 1950s.
HM NumberHMJ6D
Marker Number6992
Year Placed1972
Placed ByTexas Historical Survey Commision
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 337822 N 3469684
Decimal Degrees31.35033333, -94.70495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 21.02', W 94° 42.297'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 21' 1.20" N, 94° 42' 17.82" W
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Area Code(s)903, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1903 Atkinson Dr, Lufkin TX 75901, US
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