Temple Eastex Welding Shop

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Temple Eastex Welding Shop 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: D-1009
  • Address: 000 Temple Eastex Plant
  • Name:  Temple Eastex Welding Shop
  • Date: 1930s
  • City: Diboll
  • Condition: Fair
  • Description: 2-story painted masonry, load bearing walls with header course, rectangular plan.  Garage type wood doors on the west facade; gable roof with composition shingles, sheet metal fill in gables, window in west gable; 2 windows on north facade have been shuttered; windows on south facade are 12/12 wood double hung and 20 light steel casement.  [1986 Notes:  Style/Type:  Industrial; Original Use:  Industrial; Present Use:  Industrial]
  • Significance:  Originally housed the welding shop where railroad cars, locomotives, etc. were repaired.  It is possible that it is the oldest structure inside the mill.  Currently utilized to store mowers.
Temple Eastex Welding Shop 2018 Survey Information
  • Owner:  Georgia Pacific Wood Products
  • Condition: Good
  • Description:  Old structure demolished in 1999 or 2000; new maintenance and supply house built behind the location in 2003 or 2004.