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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-8
Corporate Name: Blackburn & Lucy
Local Name:
Owner Name: Blackburn Taylor & Company became Blackburn & Lucy by 1907
Location: Elderville
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Elderville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 42 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
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 planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific at Longview
Historicial Development: This plant was listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 and in the 1907 listing.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson