follow us on twitter   follow us on facebook  


Email Page Print Page

Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 223
Corporate Name: East West Texas Railway Company
Folk Name:
Incorporated:
Ownership: Bermea Land and Lumber Company with Andrew Bermea
Years of Operation: 1899 to 1900
Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length: Three
Locations Served: LaNana Nacogdoches
Counties of Operation: Nacogdoches
Line Connections:
Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
Equipment: Three and a half miles of narrow gauge rails, a small locomotive, and log cars.
History: The company mill of Bermea Land and Lumber was located on sixty acres of the Kirby Grant. Its tram road, the East West Texas Railway Company, is identified in a deed record of January 10, 1899. Tram equipment consisted of three and a half miles of narrow gauge rails, a small locomotive, and log cars, from a deed of trust record of March 1899.