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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-19
Corporate Name: Cook Lumber Company
Local Name: 4-C
Owner Name: Cook Lumber Company
Location: Genoa, near Texarkana, Tx.
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1917
End Year: 1917
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1917
Town: Texarkana
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
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; St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt).
Historicial Development: The Gulf Coast Lumberman noted that Cook Lumber Company had a new sawmill running at Genoa, near Texarkana.
Research Date: MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson