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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-46
Corporate Name: International Paper Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: International Paper Co. with Morgan R. Bedford
Location: New Boston
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 25 years
Start Year: 1972
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1970-1979,1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1972 to 1996
Town: New Boston
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Dimensional lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam and electric
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: The International Paper mills in Bowie County Texas are located at Texarkana (the immediate area once the community of Domino) and at New Boston. The Domino plant , which began in 1972, is a paper mill producing bleached board and market pulp. The New Boston plant is a sawmill producing dimensional lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson