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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-13
Corporate Name: C. C. Chump and Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. C. Chump
Location: De Kalb
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: De Kalb or De Kalb
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 554 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: C.C. Chump and Company appeared in the January 1905 Lumbermen's Credit Association reference book as operating a sawmill plant at DeKalb. This mill was not listed in 1907.
Research Date: JKG 10-20-93, MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland