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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-31
Corporate Name: E. B. Prothro
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. B. Prothro
Location: Prothro Switch on the tracks of the International & Great Northern
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1894
End Year: 1894
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1894
Town: Prothro Switch on the tracks of the International & Great Northern
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: E. B. Prothro sold lumber to R. M. Farrar & Co from his sawmill located at Prothro Switch on the tracks of the International & Great Northern in 1894
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson