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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NE-16
Corporate Name: C. M. Tomme & Sons
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. M. Tomme & Sons
Location: Hartburg, on the Kansas City Southern railroad: 87 and 12
County: Newton
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1917
End Year: 1917
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1917
Town: Hartburg
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 400 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood mill
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Kansas City Southern
Historicial Development: C. M. Tomme & Sons, sawmillers at Gist, in Jasper County, started a new hardwood mill at Hartburg in Newton County, in 1917.
Research Date: MCJ 01-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson