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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-86
Corporate Name: Gaston Walker
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gaston Walker
Location: immediately north of Longview on Hamby Road
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1945
End Year: 1945
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1940s
Town: North of Longview
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: 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: Barnie Bunt recalled in his work that Gaston Walker operated a sawmill north of Longview on the Hamby Road during the 1940s.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson