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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-25
Corporate Name: White & Walker Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: White & Walker Lumber Company with Frank Walker and Charles and Elmer White
Location: Huffins (Huffines), about three miles east of Bivins
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 34 years
Start Year: 1924
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939,1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1924 to 1957
Town: Huffins (Huffines), about three miles east of Bivins
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 438 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed 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 and planing mill in 1934
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: White & Walker Lumber Company, according to the (Atlanta) Citizens Journal, built a mill at Huffines, near Bivins, in 1924. The company was first noted at Bivins in 1934. In 1957, it was again noted, this time in a Forest Products directory.
Research Date: MCJ 04-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson