Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-36
Corporate Name: Four States Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Four States Lumber Company
Location: Texarkana
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Texarkana
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 35,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwoods and pine; crossties
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: 35000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 35,000 feet daily in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Kansas City Southern, Missouri Pacific, Texas & Pacific, St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: Four States Lumber Company operated a sawmill business in Texarkana in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson