Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-21
Corporate Name: Dark Corner Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dark Corner Lumber Company. W. M. Atwood.
Location: Bassett
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Bassett
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 63 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
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: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis & Southwestern
Historicial Development: The Dark Corner Lumber Company's mill plant appeared in the January 1905 and 1907 editions of the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association.
Research Date: JKG 10-18-93, MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson