Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: FA-7
Corporate Name: J. N. and R. C. Thompson
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. N. and R. C. Thompson
Location: Tulip
County: Fannin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Tulip
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber and shingles
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 and shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Railway and express at Bonham
Historicial Development: The J. N. and R. C. Thompson sawmill and shingle mill at Tulip in Fannin County were listed in an 1884 railroad directory with rail connections at Bonham.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson