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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-56
Corporate Name: H. L. Killingsworth
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. L. Killingsworth
Location: Offices at Marshal and mills at Harleton
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 8 years
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1890-1899,1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 7,855 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
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: H. L. Killingsworth was reported, in 1893, to be cutting 10,000 feet daily at Marshall. The American Lumberman noted in June of 1900 that the sawmill of H. M. Killingsworth & Son burned at Harleton.
Research Date: MCJ 04-15-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson