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
  • Town: 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.