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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-19
Corporate Name: Campbell & Philer
Local Name:
Owner Name: Campbell & Philer
Location: Longview
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Longview
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 3591 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific; Texas & Gulf in 1905.
Historicial Development: The sawmill firm of Campbell & Philer appeared in the 1907 LCA listing. This Philer may have been one of the Philers operating a sawmill and cotton gin in Panola County during the same time period.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson