Logs; Lumber industry; Lumber; Ox teams; Cattle; Carts & wagons; Cutover lands; Clearing of land; Bodies of water
A team of oxen yoked together stand beside wagons loaded with hand hewn crossties. The crossties were hewn by seasonal workers using a broadaxe and delivered to river landing tieyards for shipping by steamboat.
Education; Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee
Angled view of a dilapidated single-room school on a barren yard. The building is constructed of hewn logs. Wide chinks are visible between the planks. Two rows of single-paned windows run along the side of the structure.