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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-67
Corporate Name: J. W. Bechtold
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Bechtold
Location: About six miles southwest of Marshall and one mile west of Carter Ferry Road
County: !Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Six miles southwest of Marshall
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
Power Source: 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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: A Harrison County mortgage record reveals that Bechtold had bought a complete sawmill out from Corinth Engine and Boiler Works. He was milling about six miles southwest of Marshall and a mile west of the Carter Ferry Road.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson