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Clyde J. Woodward Reminiscences

Identifier: A-0078

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1963-1966


Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

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. page 2). Note written by Pam Palmer, 1981.


0.05 Cubic Feet


This collection consists of four items described in one folder and housed with other collections in a banker's box.

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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository