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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-119
Corporate Name: Irwin and Campbell Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. C. Irwin, T. F. Campbell from G. H. Carter.
Location: Unknown
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1890
End Year: 1890
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1890
Town: Unknown
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
Other
Power Source: 12-inch by 20-inch Wood & Mann steam engine and a boiler
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 with 30-foot carriage, head blocks and set works of Lane Manufacturing Company, one saw frame with mandrill and feed works, 68 feet of 5-ply 1-inch by 4-inch belting, two Curtis 56-inch saws, one iron axle wagon, and two log wagons
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Irwin and Campbell bought the G. H. Carter sawmill on February 5, 1890. The assets included one 12-inch by 20-inch Wood & Mann steam engine, boiler, a 30-foot carriage, head blocks and set works of Lane Manufacturing Company, one saw frame with mandrill and feed works, 68 feet of 5-ply 1-inch by 4-inch belting, two Curtis 56-inch saws, one iron axle wagon, and two log wagons. Campbell may have moved the sawmill to Polk County at Campbell Switch adjacent to the tracks of the Houston East & West Texas, where he sold it to T. F. Calhoon, Jr., on June 8, 1894.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson