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Sheffield, Jack

Sheffield, Jack

Sheffield, Jack

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Interview 283a: In this interview with Jonathan Gerland, Angelina County native Jack Sheffield reminisces about growing up in logging camps in East Texas.   He talks about Fastrill,Redgate, and Tadmore in particular.  Mr. Sheffield tells about his father’s work logging and maintaining logging trucks for Southern Pine Lumber Company.  He also discusses Halloween and Christmas traditions, working in the woods, and the different types of houses in the logging camps.