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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-3
Corporate Name: A. C. Tenbrook Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. C. Tenbrook Sawmill
Location: Route 1 at Marietta
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1966
Town: Marietta
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough pine lumber and hardwood crossties
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 and dust mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: A. C. Tenbrook had a sawmill at Marietta in 1957 and 1966, according to Samson. The mill cut pine lumber and hardwood crossties. The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 referred to the operation as a “dust mill.”
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson