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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CH-1
Corporate Name: Art J. Long
Local Name:
Owner Name: Art J. Long
Location: West and adjacent to the old Cook sawmill in Wallisville
County: Chambers
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1916
End Year: 1916
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1916
Town: Wallisville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 128 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: Southern Pacific at Liberty
Historicial Development: Art J. Long operated a small sawmill, located west and adjacent to the old Cook sawmill in Wallisville, in 1916. Its position is recorded on a map of 1930 in Henson and Ladd's Pictorial History. How long it operated is not known.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson