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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-21
Corporate Name: C. G. Graves
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. G. Graves
Location: Gloster
County: Gregg?Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Gloster
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: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 7000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 7,000 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: C. G. Graves was reported to be cutting 7,000 feet daily at Gloster in 1893.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson