Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-34
Corporate Name: Fenton & Grimes
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fenton & Grimes
Location: Henderson
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Henderson
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,653 in 1907; 5,000 in 1928; 2932 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
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: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Fenton & Grimes was listed in the in the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson