Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 153
Corporate Name: Josserand Lumber Company
Folk Name:
Ownership: Shared by Peter and Frank Josserand
Years of Operation: ca. 1880, NLT 1889
Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length: Unknown
Locations Served: Decker Prairie Walker
Counties of Operation: Montgomery
Line Connections:
Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
Equipment: Tram engine, tram cars.
History: John T. Smithers purchased a tram engine and tram cars at a public sale in Walker County on February 3, 1891. The Walker County Deed Record entry for the above date reveals that the equipment had once belonged to Peter and Frank Josserand when they were sawmilling in Montgomery County, probably in the Decker Prairie area.