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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-50
Corporate Name: Goodson-William Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Goodson- William Lumber Company
Location: Linden
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Linden
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 444 in 1905, no listing for 1906
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: Texas & Pacific at Kildare
Historicial Development: The firm of Goodson-William Lumber Company was the only one noted at Linden in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association for 1907. Three firms had existed in 1905. The town had had its own rail station and population was listed at 444 in 1905. By the beginning of 1907, no population was listed and the rail stop was at Kildare.
Research Date: MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: M Johnson