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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-42
Corporate Name: J. H. Marr & Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Marr
Location: Liberty
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1897
End Year: 1897
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1897
Town: Liberty
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Boxes
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: Box factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to the Liberty Vindicator, the J. H. Marr & Co box factory was operating at Liberty in 1897. Its first order was for 100,000 feet of cottonwood lumber from the Fisher mill. The company operated in the old North & Company stave mill building.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson