Exhibits & Collections


Collections of the Texas Forestry Museum include:

Baker Collection
Forest industry annual reports, 12.5 linear feet.

East Texas Sawmill Database©
Electronic file covers Texas mills from 1819 to the present (4,665 records). Researched and produced by the Texas Forestry Museum. Supporting vertical files are in the museum library.

East Texas Tram and Logging Railroads Database©
Electronic file includes Texas logging lines. 369 records. Researched and produced by the Texas Forestry Museum.

Kirby Lumber Company
Papers and photographs. 2.5 linear feet.

Lufkin Foundry & Machine Company
Technical drawings of sawmill equipment and mill layouts, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, 1904-1945, 175 drawings.

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad and Shreveport, Houston & Gulf Railroad (W.T. Carter lines) papers
1899 to 1960, 80 linear feet.

Photo Collection
3500 photos of Texas logging and forest products manufacturing enterprises, including sawmill towns and logging railroads.

Southland Paper Mills, Inc.
Papers and photographs, 6 linear feet.

Smokey Bear
Educational material, posters, stamps, memorabilia, 13 linear feet.

Texas Forest Products Manufacturing Association
Papers, 1 linear feet.

Texas Forest Service
Papers and publications, 19 linear feet.

Texas Forest Service
Newsletters, bound, four volumes, 1921 - 1989.

Texas Forestry Association
Papers and newsletters, 5 linear feet.

Texas Lumber Manufacturers Association
Papers, 2.5 linear feet.

Thompson photos
Photographs of Thompson lumber interests in Texas in 1908, taken for a September 1908 issue of American Lumberman. 288 original photos in four leather albums.

Numerous small groupings or individual records are also in the Museum's collection.