Good Pine Lumber Co.

Standard gauge, 60 and 70-lb rail

Headquarters: Stamps, Ark.

Mill Location: Good Pine, LA (LaSalle Parish)

Mill Capacity: 150,000 ft/day in 1912

Years of Operation: 1906-1935

Miles Operated: 9 miles in 1931

Locomotives Owned

Also see:

Trout Creek Lumber Co.

Tall Timber Lbr. Co.

Equipment:

 

 

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History by Tony Howe:

The Good Pine Lumber Co. was the second of three large sawmills built by William Buchanan and associates near Jena after the Louisiana & Arkansas Railway was completed to that point. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROSTER by Gil Hoffman:

 

 

Road No.

 

Type

 

Builder

 

C.N.

 

Date

 

Cyls.

 

Dri. Dia.

 

Engine

Wt.

 

Previous Ownership

 

Disposition

 

5

 

2-6-2

 

Baldwin

 

29984

 

1/1907

 

15x20

 

46

 

83000

 

New. Cost $8,600.

Baldwin class 10-24 D 60

 

 

 

1st 6

 

2-6-2

 

Baldwin

 

34466

 

4/1910

 

15x20

 

46

 

83000

 

New. Cost $8,275.                                               

Baldwin class 10-24 D 77

 

Trout Creek Lumber Co. #6, Trout, LA,

by 3/1912.

Tall Timber Lumber Co. #21, Good Pine, LA

 

105

 

4-6-0

 

Baldwin

 

17317

 

1/1900

 

16x24

 

54

 

86000

 

Louisiana & Arkansas Ry. #105

Good Pine Lumber Co., in 6/1910.

Baldwin class 10-26 D 159

 

Grace Logging Co. #105, Castor, LA

 

2nd 6

 

2-6-2

 

Baldwin

 

40278

 

7/1913

 

17x24

 

47

 

117000

 

New. Cost $11,235.

Baldwin class 10-28 D 46

 

Turkey Creek Lumber Co. #6, Turkey Creek, LA

Evangeline Ry. #6, Turkey Creek, LA

Scrapped 1953.

 

7

 

69-3

Shay

 

Lima

 

2819

 

9/1915

 

3-12x12

 

32

 

138000

 

Tall Timber Lumber Co. #22, Good Pine, LA

Good Pine Lumber Co. #7, ca. 1/1927.

 

Scrapped ca. 1942 at Good Pine, LA.

 

3

 

69-3

Shay

 

Lima

 

2974

 

5/1918

 

3-12x12

 

32

 

138000

 

Trout Creek Lumber Co. #3, Trout, LA

Tall Timber Lumber Co. #23, Good Pine, LA

Good Pine Lumber Co. #3, ca. 1/1927.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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