Long Leaf in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Old Planer Mill Machinery
Before the 1956 remodel, this equipment was used in the planer mill. It is a variety of equipment from planers to molding machines that were replaced by newer, more efficient machines in 1956. A couple of the original molding machines, similar to these, were used in the mill until closed.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 31° 0.396′ N, 92° 33.487′ 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. Lumber Carts (here, next to this marker); Long Leaf Planer Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Roundhouse", The Machine Shop and the "Car Knockers Shed" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crowell and Spencer Engine #400 (about 400 feet away); The McGiffert Log Loader (about 500 feet away); Clyde Double Drum-Cable Outhaul Log Skidder (about Locomotive #400 (about 500 feet away); Locomotive Graveyard (about 500 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2019.