Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-23
Corporate Name: Duncan Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Duncan Lumber Company
Location: Cleveland
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1948
End Year: 1948
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1948
Town: Cleveland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Manufacturers of finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Diesel and electric
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Hall and Brown Mississippi planer, electric motors, grinders, trimmers, cut-off saws, lumber wagons, and sheds.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe; Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: The Duncan Lumber Company announced in December, 1948, that its planing mill at Cleveland was for sale.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson