Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-67
Corporate Name: Longview Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Longview Lumber Company
Location: Longview: Northcutt and Methvin streets
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Longview
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 70000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 70,000 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: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Longview Lumber Company had a sawmill at Longview in 1893, cutting 70,000 feet daily. That same year, according to county records, it leased an one-half interest in R. R. Chaney's planing mill at Longview Station.
Research Date: MCJ 04-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson