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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-34
Corporate Name: Greer and Kessler
Local Name:
Owner Name: Greer and Kessler
Location: Liberty
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920s
Town: Liberty
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine, cypress, and hardwoods
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The firm of Greer and Kessler was listed in the Southern Lumberman's 1928 directory of sawmills under a Liberty heading.
Research Date: JKG 12-14-93, MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson