Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NE-49
Corporate Name: Lankford
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lankford
Location: J. S. Cochran Survey
County: Newton
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1924
End Year: 1924
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1924
Town: J. S. Cochran Survey
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties
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: Tie Mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Kirby Lumber Records note that a Lankford mill was operating in 1924 on the J. S. Cochran Survey in Newton County. D. E. Chipp Lumber Company was the chief creditor of the Lankford Tie Mill.
Research Date: MCJ 01-23-96
Prepared By: M Johnson