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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-68
Corporate Name: J. E. Sherrod
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. E. Sherrod. Headquarters, Shreveport, Louisiana.
Location: Bivins
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Bivins
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood and yellow pine laths, shingles, timbers, furniture and vehicle dimension stock.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam ?
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, trimmers, resaw
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: J. E. Sherrod, with headquarters at Shreveport, Louisiana, was listed in 1928 at Bivins as milling 10,000 feet daily. The company provided a commissary for the workers.
Research Date: MCJ 04-03-96
Prepared By: M Johnson