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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-18
Corporate Name: E. A. Stewart Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. A. Stewart Lumber Company
Location: Palestine
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1940s
Town: Palestine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Probably hardwood
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: E. A. Stewart, of Dallas, had extensive sawmilling in Arkansas and Texas sawmilling. Stewart operated mills in and north of Texarkana, and in the Texas counties of Houston, Anderson, Titus, Red River, Morris, and Bowie. The Anderson County location was listed as Palestine.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson