A. S. Hinton & Co. (1902-1903)

R. W. Hinton & Co. (1902-1903)

Hinton Brothers Lumber Co. (1903-1917)

Standard gauge, 40 & 60-lb rail

Headquarters: Lumberton, MS

Mill Location: Lumberton, MS (Lamar County)

Mill Capacity: 0,000 ft/day 

Years of Operation: 1902-1917

Miles Operated

Locomotives Owned

Equipment:

 

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History by Gil Hoffman:

The Hinton Brothers Lumber Company was incorporated at Lumberton, Lamar County, on April 13, 1903 by R. W. Hinton, A. S. Hinton, E. R. Hinton, H. C. Yawn and W. P. Haynes, all of Lumberton, with authorized capital stock of $75,000. Officers were: R. W. Hinton, president; A. S. Hinton, vice president, and H. C. Yawn, secretary and treasurer. W. P. Haynes was superintendent and general manager. On May 4, 1903 the sawmills of R. W. Hinton & Company and A. S. Hinton & Company were purchased by Hinton Brothers Lumber Company. 

On March 6, 1915 the sawmill, dry kilns and machine shop were completely destroyed by fire. Rather than rebuild, on April 15, 1915 the company bought the old Camp & Hinton mill at Lumberton from A. Marx & Sons, of New Orleans. 

On November 6, 1917 the sawmill plant and railroad logging equipment were sold to Edward Hines, of Chicago, Illinois.

For a detailed history of this operation see: Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods Volume 1, by Gilbert H. Hoffman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROSTER by Gil Hoffman:   

 

 

Road No.

 

Type

 

Builder

 

C.N.

 

Date

 

Cyls.

 

Dri. Dia.

 

Engine

Wt.

 

Previous Ownership

 

Disposition

 

107

 

4-6-0

 

Baldwin

 

6984

 

10/1883

 

19x24

 

55

 

 

 

Buffalo, New York & Philadelphia #61

Western New York & Pennsylvania #61

Re. #102 in 1891.

Southern Iron & Equipment Co. #107,

on 6/24/1902.

A. S. Hinton & Co. - R. W. Hinton & Co. #107, in 11/1902.

Hinton Brothers Lumber Co. #107,

on 5/4/1903.

Baldwin class 10-30 D 148

 

Edward Hines Yellow Pine Co. #107, Lumberton, MS, on 11/6/1917.

Southern Iron & Equipment Co. #1320

Knox Lumber Co., Hemphill, Texas, on 3/24/1919.

 

55

 

4-6-0

 

Baldwin

 

6710

 

4/1883

 

19x24

 

55

 

86000

 

Norfolk & Western #55

Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co.,

in 5/1913.

Hinton Brothers Lumber Co. #55,

on 6/6/1913.

Baldwin class 10-32 D 66

 

Edward Hines Yellow Pine Co., Lumberton, MS, on 11/6/1917.

 

99

 

2-6-0

 

Brooks

 

 

 

 

 

16x24

 

50

 

72000

 

(tentative) J. F. Wilder Lumber Co. #99, Perkinston, MS

Hinton Brothers Lumber Co. #99, ca. 1913.

 

(tentative) to Edward Hines Yellow Pine Co. #99, Lumberton, MS, on 11/6/1917.

Southern Iron & Equipment Co. #1321

Calcasieu Saw Mill Co., Lake Charles, LA,

on 3/24/1919.

 

1?

 

2T Heisler

 

Heisler

 

1261

 

1912

 

15x12

 

36

 

84000

 

Built as Smith-Payne Lumber Co. #1, Hiwannee, MS (Hiwannee & Tombigbee R.R.). Cancelled and resold to:

Poplarville Saw Mill Co. #1, Poplarville, MS

Hinton Brothers Lumber Co. #1, ca. 1914.

 

Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co.,on 4/1/1917, inin trade on #230.

Cecil Lumber Co. #2, Orvisburg, MS, on 6/4/1917.

Southern Lumber & Timber Co. #1, Orvisburg, MS, on 8/7/1920.

Foster Creek Lumber & Manufacturing Co. 2nd #1, Stephenson, MS

Turner Lumber Co. #8, Lemoyen, LA, by 1935.

Santee River Hardwood Co. #8, St. Stephen, SC, on 12/8/1942.

 

230

 

2-6-0

 

Baldwin

 

7461

 

10/1884

 

19x24

 

52

 

94700

 

New Orleans & Northeastern #230

Rebuilt in 1905.

Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co.

Hinton Brothers Lumber Co. #230,

on 4/1/1917. Cost $5,700 with $4,000 allowed in trade on Heisler c/n 1261.

Baldwin class 8-32 D 90

 

Edward Hines Yellow Pine Co. #230, Lumberton, MS, on 11/6/1917.


   

 

 

 

 

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