Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-50
Corporate Name: D. Hanson
Local Name:
Owner Name: D. Hanson
Location: Joaquin
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Joaquin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 184 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston, East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Although listed in the “Lumber Mills” article of 1906, Hanson was not listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907. He was cutting 10,000 feet daily in 1906 at Joaquin.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson