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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-67
Corporate Name: J. C. Sheppard & Sons
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. C. Sheppard & Sons
Location: Huffins (Huffines), about three miles east of Bivins
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Huffins
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 45 in 1905
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 and general store
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific, Texas Arkansas & Louisiana at Atlanta
Historicial Development: J. C. Sheppard & Sons ran a sawmill and general store at Huffins in 1905, according to a credit rating report. It was noted as the Huffine's sawmill in 1910, according to a United States Geological Survey map. Huffines was located about three miles east of Bivins.
Research Date: MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson