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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-36
Corporate Name: Fox Rig & Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fox Rig & Lumber Company
Location: Kilgore
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1935
End Year: 1935
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1935
Town: Kilgore
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 3,000 in 1928; 1250 in 1934.
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Oil rig timbers
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: The Fox Rig & Lumber Company of Kilgore was a creditor of Langford Lumber Company, an Angelina County Lumber Company concern. Fox milled lumber for oil industry purposes.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson