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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-42
Corporate Name: H. H. Lincoln
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. H. Lincoln
Location: About three miles north of Camp Switch
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1890
End Year: 1890
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: About 1890
Town: About three miles north of Camp Switch
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished and rough 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, planing mill, resaw.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: During the later 1880s, J. D. Crutcher accepted a mortgage for H. H. Lincoln on some of Lincoln's equipment that the latter used about his sawmill, about three miles north of Camp Switch on the Texas & Pacific. Lincoln, according to the filed deed of trust, had a sawmill, a planing mill, a resaw, twenty-five oxen, three mules, and log wagons.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson