Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-80
Corporate Name: Lansing sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lansing sawmill
Location: Lansing
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1946
End Year: 1946
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1946
Town: Lansing
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: 
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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Lansing, fifteen miles west of Marshall, Harrison County, was the site of a sawmill in 1946, according to Webb. The community was next to the tracks of the Texas & Pacific. The community had been settled by William Watkins.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson