The History Center uses exhibits, both on-site and on-line, to showcase some of our vast collections of documents and photographs.
East Texas Railroad Photograph Selections
Southern Pine Lumber Company Engine 20
Southern Pine Lumber Company Engine 20 rolls and smokes for photographer A. E. Brown (1914-1981) near Pineland, Texas, in about 1957. A 96-ton 1930 Baldwin 2-8-2 Mikado, Engine 20 was purchased new by Temple Lumber Company, which merged with Southern Pine Lumber Company on February 1, 1956 under the Southern Pine Lumber Company name. Both companies were founded by Thomas Lewis Latane Temple (1859-1935) of Texarkana. Engine 20 was placed on static display in Pineland's Katherine Sage Temple Park in August 1985. For more information and photos concerning Engine 20, see the Pine Bough Magazine issues of September 2001 (p. 26) and September 2002 (p. 26) in our Publications section accessible from our Home Page. This photo is from our A. E. Brown collection of photographs donated by Louis Saillard.