Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HU-3
Corporate Name: Fort Worth Furniture Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fort Worth Furniture Company
Location: Fort Worth
County: Hunt
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Fort Worth
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 50,000
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Spring beds, boxes, packages
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill, furniture factory, box and package factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Many railroad connections
Historicial Development: The firm of Fort Worth Furniture Company had a planing mill at Fort Worth in 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 04-15-96
Prepared By: M Johnson