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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-4
Corporate Name: A. D. Bradley
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. D. Bradley
Location: Hughes Springs or Hughes
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Hughes Springs or Hughes
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 317 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine, white oak, red oak, and gum. Specialized in ties.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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: 8,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas
Historicial Development: A. D. Bradley specialized in the manufacturing of ties in 1915 at Hughes Springs.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson