Brooks-Scanlon Mill

Brooks-Scanlon Mill


Photo Collection


BROOKS-SCANLON MILL, KENTWOOD, LOUISIANA

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

M. F. C. Co-op; site of Brooks-Scanlon Company mill.

2 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Former First Guaranty Bank building. Middle section of building.

3 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Rear area of parking lot site of Brooks-Scanlon livery yard.

4 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Rear view of present day mill site.

5 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Old brick curbed spring once used by mill workers. M. F. C. Co-op in background.

6 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Close-up of brick curbed spring.

7 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Close-up of brick foundation used to support mill platform runways.

8 Spring 1981 3x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

Site of Brooks-Scanlon thirteen acre mill pond. Brick foundation in foreground.

9 ca. 1902 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Banner Lumber Company Ltd. commissary. Commissary purchased three years later by Brooks-Scanlon Company.

10 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Brooks-Scanlon Commissary building today. Now Reed’s Hardware and Furniture Store.

11 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Site of Bucktown which was the black mill workers tenant house section. Now site of Ponderosa Goodtimes Moto-Cross.

12 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Site of old saw dust road leading into Bucktown.

13 ca. early 1900s 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Silk Stocking Row, south side of Avenue H., Kentwood, Louisiana during the time of Brooks-Scanlon. The first three houses to the left are homes of mill officials.

BROOKS-SCANLON MILL, KENTWOOD, LOUISIANA-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

14 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Silk Stocking Row today.

15 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Former home of mill official J. H. Womack located on silk Stocking Row.

16 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Former home of mill doctor L. H. Lazar. The house located on Silk Stocking Row is one of only two houses in Kentwood with a basement.

17 ca. 1912 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Looking up main street away from the Brooks-Scanlon mill site circa 1912. Building to the extreme left is the Brooks-Scanlon Commissary. Building to the right is Patterson Hotel.

18 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Looking up main street away from the Brooks-Scanlon mill site as it looks today.

19 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Site of Cool’s Creek dam used to funnel water into galvanized drain pipe which supplied water for Brooks-Scanlon mill pond.

20 Spring 1981 3x5 3 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (3)

View from the right of Italian mill worker tenant site.

21 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

View from the left of Italian mill worker tenant site.

22 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Site of Kentwood and Eastern Railroad near Wilmer, Louisiana (mound in distance).

23 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Wooded section is the site of the former Kentwood and Eastern Railroad roundhouse at Scanlon.

24 Spring 1981 3x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Long distance view of site of Kentwood and Eastern Railroad roundhouse at Scanlon Community.

25 early 1900s 3x5 5 B&W copy print none

View of the Brooks-Scanlon Mill with a lot of mill workers in front of it. Michael Varnado’s grandfather, Bob Varnado, has his name on the picture with a line drawn to him. Man in front is O. C. Tynes (the man with the stick)

26 early 1900s 2x3 3 B&W copy print none

Picture of the Kentwood and Eastern engine used by Brooks-Scanlon Mill. Believed to be the last engine made for the lumber mill before it went out of business.

BROOKS-SCANLON MILL, KENTWOOD, LOUISIANA-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

27 early 1900s 2x3 2 B&W copy print none

Scene of a team of oxen pulling a wagon loaded with logs crossing a railroad track.

28 early 1900s 2x3 1 B&W copy print none

A scene of a Kentwood and Eastern Railroad car loaded with logs. Some workmen are sitting on top of the logs.

29 early 1900s 2x3 1 B&W copy print none

A scene of a train with men posing on top.

30 early 1900s 2x3 2 B&W copy print none

Scene of a Kentwood and Eastern train loaded with logs. Some men are posing beside the train.

31 early 1900s 2x3 3 B&W copy print none

Scene of a Kentwood and Eastern train loaded with logs. Some men are posing on the train and beside the train.

32 early 1900s 2x3 3 B&W copy print none

Scene of a Kentwood and Eastern train.

33 ca. 1903 2x3 2 B&W copy print none

Scene of a Kentwood and Eastern engine with six men posed beside it and one man sitting in the engine. On the bottom of the picture is written, 1903, near Warnerton, Louisiana.

34 early 1900s 5x7 4 B&W copy print 1 ½ x 2 ¼ B&W

View of the Brooks-Scanlon Mill, Kentwood, Louisiana.

35 Spring 1981 3x5 1 color postcard none

View of Brooks-Scanlon Company’s Planing Mill, Kentwood, Louisiana.



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