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First Street Lufkin, 1940's. Looking South. Perry Brothers on the right, as it looked before it was destroyed by fire about 1949.

Lufkin, Texas: OK, I admit that not all of the places I get to go are glamorous. (Lufkin Daily News)

Lufkin Ave. at First St., 1939-40. Standing on Lufkin Ave. near 'Cotton Square' looking eastward. 'Old' Perry Brothers Five & Dime store on the right.

Good example of style (Bungalow/Craftsman). Mr. Walter C. Trout (1874-47) moved to Lufkin from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1905 as general manager of Lufkin Foundry and Machine Co. He helped to expand the company from the lumber industry to include oil industry. W.C. Trout and his father, W. H. Trout owned a number of patents on sawmill equipment. He joined Lufkin Foundry nd Machine Company after being a sawmill machinery salesman for Allis - Chalmers Company. In 1938 he was one of the organizer...

First brick fire station built in Lufkin about 1902. Located on Cotton (Calder) Square. City Hall housed on top floor. A small part of the "Stand Pipe" ( town water tower) can be seen above and at rear of the building.