Earley 8

Shipping on small streams could only be done in the spring when the water level was high
small steamboat with turpentine raft
railroads began to cut through the coastal pine forests in the 1840s, became widespread 1870s to 1890s

So this is a different period, after the Civil War

large scale business:

The factor system: Factors loaned capital for tools and supplies and sold the products on commission

a forest weakened by turpentining damaged by a
These negative views of turpentiners made it easier to notice the destruction of the forest

Technological improvements
Herty Cup