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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-34
Corporate Name: F. B. Martin & Co
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. B. Martin & Co. A. A. Killingsworth
Location: About two and a half miles north of Kilgore
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1888
End Year: 1888
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1888
Town: About two and a half miles north of Kilgore
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and 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: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: A. A. Killingsworth sold a steam sawmill and planing mill located about two and a half miles north of Kilgore to F. B. Martin & Co. Property included some tenant houses, nineteen oxen, and a log wagon.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson