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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-21
Corporate Name: Cheyley & Bobo
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cheyley & Bobo
Location: Longview: Ward and Memphis streets
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Longview
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: None
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: 25000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet daily
Produced:
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
Historicial Development: In 1893, Cheyley & Bobo were cutting 25,000 feet daily of lumber at Longview.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson