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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-12
Corporate Name: Adam Carroway
Local Name:
Owner Name: Adam Carroway. William Henry. James Turner. Carraway
Location: Located on the Henry farm
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1881
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880 and 1881
Town: On the Henry farm
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: James Turner had a steam sawmill, which he sold to William Henry prior to 1881. Henry in turn sold it to Adam Carroway in March, 1881. Equipment included the sawmill, the boiler, and engine. Carroway was required to remove the sawmill plant from the Henry farm, where it was located.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson