Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 344
Corporate Name: Josserand Brothers
Folk Name:
Ownership: Peter and Frank Josserand
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Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length:
Locations Served: Decker's Prairie (Montgomery County)
Counties of Operation:
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Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
History: Frank and his brother Peter are listed in the 1880 Census as owning mills in Montgomery County. Frank employed 25 workers. The brothers later owned mills at Josserand and Westville, Trinity County. The brothers shared a tram engine and tram cars, which they later sold to J. A. Hays and Webb of Walker County.