Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LA-6
Corporate Name: Dodd-Lear Hardwood Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dodd-Lear Hardwood Lumber Company
Location: Arthur City
County: Lamar
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Arthur City
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 163
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: Texas and Pacific
Historicial Development: Dodd-Lear Hardwood Lumber Company had a sawmill at Arthur City in 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson