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Eula Burchfield Fastrill Photographs

Located in Cherokee County on the Neches River about 50 miles from Diboll, Fastrill was founded in 1922 and remained a vibrant community until 1941. Named for SPLCo managers Frank FArrington, P.H. STRauss, and Will HILL, it was the beloved home of as many as 600 people. These photographs showcase logging operations and equipment at Fastrill.

Mule and Wagon Logging near Fastrill, c. 1920s

Shreveport Houston and Gulf Engine Number 2 with a Log Train Near Fastrill, c. 1920s

Southern Pine Lumber Company Engine Number 7 with Log Loader Near Fastrill, c. 1910s