Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 238
Corporate Name: Benton Lumber Company or Nona-Fletcher Lumber Company
Folk Name:
Ownership: Benton Lumber Company or Nona-Fletcher Lumber Company
Years of Operation: 1918 to 1923
Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length:
Locations Served: Nona Hardin
Counties of Operation: Hardin
Line Connections:
Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
Equipment: Two locomotives between 1918 and 1923
History: Strapac's work notes that the Benton Lumber Company of Nona, Texas, had purchased two locomotives, in 1918 and 1923. [note: the Benton Lumber Company in 1918 was the Nona-Fletcher Lumber Company.] The Brown Hardwood Lumber Company, in contract to supply Kirby Lumber Company with hardwood crossties for its tram operations, used the “Fletcher” tram road in 1922 and 1923.