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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-68
Corporate Name: Jackson-Hemby
Local Name:
Owner Name: Jackson-Hemby
Location: A mile north of Camden (Walling's Ferry, later Eston) and two miles east of Talley Switch
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: East of Talley Switch and a mile north of Camden
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 & Gulf
Historicial Development: The Jackson-Hemby sawmill was located about a mile north of old Camden on the Sabine River and two miles east of Talley Switch on the Texas & Gulf. In 1905, G. S. Jackson mortgaged for $1,500 his one-half interest in the sawmill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson