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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

 
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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.
 
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.
 
Also see . . .  Museum Website. (Submitted on May 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Lumber Transfer Marker image. Click for full size.
May 24, 2019
2. Lumber Transfer Marker

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019.
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