Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-55
Corporate Name: N. E. Rhill
Local Name:
Owner Name: N. E. Rhill
Location: Hawkins
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Hawkins
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 227 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: 1893
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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: N. E. Rhill was cutting 10,000 feet daily at Hawkins in 1893.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson