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Research: Tram & Railroad Database

Code: 231
Corporate Name: Vernon Tram Company
Folk Name:
Incorporated:
Ownership: Vernon Tram Company with J. E. Carroll, John C. Ward, and O. F. Corley
Years of Operation: 1899
Track Type:
Standard Gauge Wooden Rails
Track Length:
Locations Served: Newton
Counties of Operation:
Line Connections:
Track Information:
Tram Road Logging / Industrial Common Carrier Logging Camp
Equipment:
History: The American Lumberman noted in February 1899 that J. E. Carroll, John C. Ward, and O. F. Corley incorporated a new tram company, the Vernon Tram Company, located about forty miles northeast of Beaumont along the “Pee Gee” and in Louisiana.