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Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 181
Corporate Name: Southern Lumber Company tram road
Folk Name:
Ownership: Southern Lumber Company.
Years of Operation: 1910
Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length: About ten
Locations Served: Myrtle Marion
Counties of Operation: From Caddo Parish, Louisiana into Marion County
Line Connections:
Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
Equipment: Unknown
History: Along with the Black Bayou Railroad operating into Orange County from Myrtistown, Louisiana, the Southern Lumber Company, according to Marion County records, also ran a tram line from Myrtle, Caddo Parish, into Marion County along Caddo Lake. In 1910, the company leased tram rails and other materials from the Kansas City Southern.