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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-51
Corporate Name: Griffin & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: Griffin & son
Location: Atlanta
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: -
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Atlanta
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1764 in 1906; 3400 in 1928; 4342 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: The Griffin & Son at Atlanta first appeared in the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book of October 1934. Atlanta, according to the Handbook of Texas, was established on the Texas and Pacific route about 1872. By 1890 it had a population of 1,794.
Research Date: MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: M Johnson