Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-66
Corporate Name: New Boston Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: New Boston Lumber Company
Location: New Boston
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: New Boston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
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: 15000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily in 1893
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 New Boston Lumber was reported in 1893 to be cutting 15,000 feet daily of lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson