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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-12
Corporate Name: Bowie County Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Bowie County Lumber Company
Location: 1204 West Seventh Street,Texarkana
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Texarkana
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood, pine 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: An Economic Survey of Bowie County listed the Bowie County Lumber Company at Texarkana in 1947. It was listed in the 1957 Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson