Clyde J. Woodward Reminiscences, 1963-1966 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

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ID: A/78

Primary Creator: Woodward, Clyde J. (1888-1966)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Subjects: Frost-Johnson Lumber Company -- History -- Sources, Locomotives -- Texas, East, Lumbering -- Texas, East, Oil Springs (Tex.), Railroads -- Texas, East -- History, Woodward, Clyde J., 1888-1966 -- Written works

Languages: English


Reminiscences of Oil Springs, Texas, of the lumbering industry and the history of the Shay locomotive in East Texas by the Nacogdoches lumberman and locomotive engineer.

Collection Historical Note

Clyde J. Woodward was twelve years old when he got his first job with W. T. Carter and Brothers Lumber Company at Camden, Texas. In 1912, he joined the Frost-Johnson Lumber Company at Nacogdoches as superintendent and engineer of Frost's logging railroad. He retired in 1954. He was born in Moscow, Texas, June 9, 1888 and lived in Nacogdoches for fifty-seven years before his death on October 4, 1966.

("Clyde J. Woodward Reminiscences." East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University; "Woodward Rites Thursday Morning." Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel, 5 October 1966. p. 2).

Subject/Index Terms

Frost-Johnson Lumber Company -- History -- Sources
Locomotives -- Texas, East
Lumbering -- Texas, East
Oil Springs (Tex.)
Railroads -- Texas, East -- History
Woodward, Clyde J., 1888-1966 -- Written works

Box and Folder Listing

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[Folder 1],

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"Some of the Events I Remember About the Old Oil Springs Oil Field In Nacogdoches County From 1912-1954," by Clyde Woodward, 1966. (15 page handwritten manuscript)
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Shay locomotive history in East Texas as described in a letter, April, 1963. (6 page handwritten manuscript)
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Shay locomotive history in East Texas; W. R. Pickering Lumber Company brief history, and background history of the Nacogdoches saw mill built by the Hayward Lumber Company in 1903, sold to the Frost-Johnson Lumber Company in 1910, and finally sold to the Olin-Mathieson Chemical Corporation in 1956 as told in a letter, May, 1963. (10 page handwritten manuscript)
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Copies of photographs of locomotive engines, taken 1963. 2 pages.


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