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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-51
Corporate Name: Geo H. Bennett
Local Name:
Owner Name: Geo H. Bennett
Location: East Houston Avenue in Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1897
End Year: 1897
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1897
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing equipment
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Geo H. Barnett mortgaged with Logan & Whaley for $400 on dimension and finished product located at his mill on East Houston Avenue in Marshall.
Research Date: JKG 12-01-93,MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson