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Long Leaf in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lumber Transfer

1956

 

— Moore Dry Kiln Company, Jacksonville, Florida —

 
Lumber Transfer Marker image. Click for full size.
May 24, 2019
1. Lumber Transfer Marker
Inscription.  
The stacker machine filled low, wheeled carts with green lumber. The loaded carts rolled on rails onto the "transfer" which moved them over to the rails entering the Dry Kiln. The overhead wires carried electricity for the transfer's motors.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 31° 0.277′ N, 92° 33.49′ W. Marker is in Long Leaf, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker can be reached from Long Leaf Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Longleaf LA 71448, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Loggers Dream" (here, next to this marker); "Jitney" (a few steps from this marker); Straddle Truck (within shouting distance of this marker); Dry Kilns, Old & New (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Leaf Sawmill (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Long Leaf Sawmill (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Long Leaf Sawmill (about 500 feet away); The Commissary (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Leaf.
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Southern Forest Heritage Museum, Admission required.
 
Lumber Transfer Marker image. Click for full size.
May 24, 2019
2. Lumber Transfer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019.
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