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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-54
Corporate Name: H. A. Russell
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. A. Russell
Location: Hallsville
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Hallsville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 416 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Manufactured lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill and added a sawmill by 1907
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: The H. A. Russell lumber operation was listed in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 and in the 1907 edition.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson