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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-87
Corporate Name: G. B. Robinson and Brother
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. B. Robinson and Brother
Location: Willis
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Willis
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill only
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International and Great Northern
Historicial Development: G. B. Robinson and Brother's sawmill at Willis appeared in an 1884 lumber directory.
Research Date: JKG 10-25-93, MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson