Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-63
Corporate Name: Lynch & Lamm
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lynch & Lamm
Location: Hooks
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Hooks
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 100 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine, red oak, white oak, and hickory, specializing in ties.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: The 1915 Directory of American Sawmills listed Lynch & Lamm as sawing 20,000 feet daily of yellow pine, red oak, white oak, and hickory.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson