Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-65
Corporate Name: Neely & Bible
Local Name:
Owner Name: Neely & Bible
Location: Red Water, southwest of Texarkana
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1901
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1901
Town: Red Water
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 128 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis & Southwestern
Historicial Development: Lumber news notes from the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review reported that Neely & Bible had moved their lumber plant from Sherman, in Grayson County, to Redwater.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson