Interstate Lumber Co. (1907-1909)

Day Lumber Co. (1909)

Standard gauge, 30 to 40-lb rail

Headquarters: Tangipahoa, LA

Mill Location: Brushy (Shipman), MS (George County)

Mill Capacity: ,000 ft/day

Years of Operation: 1907-1909

Miles Operated

Locomotives Owned

Equipment:

38 log cars

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History by Gil Hoffman:

On May 3, 1907, the Interstate Lumber Company, of New Orleans, LA, purchased the assets of the D. C. Bacon Company, at Brushy, Greene County for $262,500. Officers of the Interstate Lumber Company were: W. G. Day, president; M. Day, vice president; H. C. Day, secretary, and C. W. Eubanks, treasurer the same officers as the Day Lumber Company, of Tangipahoa, LA. Timber lands were in Jackson and Greene counties. 

On April 1, 1909, the assets of the Interstate Lumber Company were sold to the Day Lumber Company, of New Orleans, LA, for $111,000. At that time Day moved the entire Shipman mill and its equipment to Monroe, in Franklin County, where it was reassembled and run under the name Monroe Lumber Company.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROSTER by Gil Hoffman:

  

 

Road No.

 

Type

 

Builder

 

C.N.

 

Date

 

Cyls.

 

Dri. Dia.

 

Engine

Wt.

 

Previous Ownership

 

Disposition

 

1

 

 

4-4-0

 

Baldwin

 

 

 

 

 

15x24

 

 

 

64000

 

Unknown.

Southern Iron & Equipment Co. #238

D. C. Bacon & Co. #1, Shipman, MS,

on 1/27/1904.

Interstate Lumber Co. #1, on 5/3/1907.

 

Day Lumber Co., New Orleans, LA, for:

Monroe Lumber Co. #1, Monroe, MS,

on 4/1/1909.

 

3

 

0-6-0

 

Pittsburgh

 

 

 

 

 

15x24

 

50

 

70000

 

Allegheny Valley #60 or #43

Pennsylvania R.R. #6403 or #6401

Southern Iron & Equipment Co. #319,

on 10/28/1904.

D. C. Bacon & Co. #3, Shipman, MS,

on 7/15/1905.

Interstate Lumber Co. #3, on 5/3/1907.

 

Day Lumber Co., New Orleans, LA, on 4/1/1909.

 

5

 

2-6-0

 

Baldwin

 

 

 

 

 

17x24

 

56

 

90000

 

Unknown.

Kilby Locomotive & Machine Works, Anniston, AL dealer).

Interstate Lumber Co. #5, on 7/23/1908.

 

Day Lumber Co., New Orleans, LA, for:

Monroe Lumber Co. #3, Monroe, MS,

on 4/1/1909.

 

7

 

2-4-0

 

Baldwin

 

 

 

 

 

16x24

 

49

 

 

 

Unknown.

Kilby Locomotive & Machine Works, Anniston, AL dealer).

Interstate Lumber Co. #7, on 11/16/1908. Cost $3,150.

 

Day Lumber Co., New Orleans, LA, for:

Monroe Lumber Co. #5, Monroe, MS,

on 4/1/1909.

 

14

 

36-2

Shay

 

Lima

 

1950

 

9/1907

 

3-10x10

 

28

 

72000

 

New. Cost $3,000.

 

Day Lumber Co., New Orleans, LA, for:

Monroe Lumber Co. #14, Monroe, MS,

on 4/1/1909.

Alabama-Mississippi Lumber Co. #14, Monroe, MS, on 1/15/1912.

Lyon Lumber Co. #1, Garyville, LA, in 1918.

Stebbins Salvage Co., Inc. #1, Garyville, LA

 

 

 

 

 

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