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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-13
Corporate Name: Cavin-Moore Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: George W. Cavin and probably W. J. Moore of Nacogdoches Show Case and Mfg. Co.
Location: Cleveland
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909
Town: Cleveland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: George W. Cavin of Nacogdoches was president of Cavin-Moore Lumber Company, which had a planer at Cleveland in 1909, according to the Southern Industrial & Lumber Review.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson