Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-82
Corporate Name: Lone Star Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Tom Hackney
Location: Moscow
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1885
End Year: 1885
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1885
Town: Moscow
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Peebles, A Pictorial History of Polk County, Texas, Tom Hackney operated the Lone Star Mill at Moscow in 1885.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M Johnson