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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-58
Corporate Name: Hodges Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hodges Mill
Location: Atlanta
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1953
End Year: 1953
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1953
Town: Atlanta
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: A Hodges Mill photograph of its mill at Cass in 1953 is located at the Cudlipp Center, Texas Forestry Service, in Lufkin, Texas. 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