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Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 224
Corporate Name: Summers & Bro
Folk Name:
Ownership: Summers & Bro with J. H. Summers
Years of Operation: 1895 to 1900
Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length: Unknown
Locations Served: Royal Nacogdoches
Counties of Operation: Nacogdoches
Line Connections:
Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
Equipment: Shay tram engine, four tram cars
History: J. H. Summers & Bro mill south of Nacogdoches is identified as Royal, about three miles south of Nacogdoches. Besides the sawmill plant, property also included a planer, an edger, a Shay tram engine, four tram cars, a commissary, and twenty-four tenant houses.