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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-1
Corporate Name: A. A. Walker Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. A. Walker Sawmill
Location: Unknown
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1966
Town: DeKalb or De Kalb
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
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: The sawmill operation of A. A. Walker Sawmill appeared in the edition of Nelson Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas 1966. The mill produced rough and dressed lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson