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Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M272
Abstract The Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection contains the research notes and photographs which Hoffman compiled and collected for the book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf, a history of sawmill operations and logging railroads in Southwest Mississippi during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition, it contains hundreds of photographs, both positive and negative images, of other railroads and logging operations principally in...
Dates: circa 1870-2004

Ingram-Day Lumber Company Photographs

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Identifier: M291
Abstract

Photographs of pine and oak forests owned by this Lyman, Mississippi lumber company and a 2003-2004 Forestry Association calendar.

Dates: circa 1906-1925

Major-Sowers Saw Mill Photographs

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Identifier: M292
Scope and Contents This collection of photographs from the Major-Sowers Saw Mill Company includes 20 images of company sites in Epley (Lamar County) and Tallahala (Perry County). These black-and-white photographs illustrate many facets of a saw mill company, from the logs coming out of the forests via steam locomotives, to stacking the finished product in the mill's storage shed.An aerial view of the Tallahala operation and a panoramic photograph of the Epley location demonstrate that the saw mill...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923, 1928-1929

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

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Identifier: M601
Abstract

This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates: 1959-1999

Weston Lumber Company Photographs

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Identifier: M293
Abstract

Oversized, panoramic views of the H. Weston Lumber Company in Logtown, Mississippi, which show the mill in full operation.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1920-1924