1906 "Souvenir of Avoca." H. O. Seiffert Lumber Company which was noted at that time as the pioneer lumber company of Avoca with some twenty-nine years of successful dealings to their credit. Established in 1877 by the firm of Seiffert & Wiese, in 1889 it became incorporated as the Seiffert & Wiese Lumber Company. In 1900 it became the H. O. Seiffert Lumber Company.