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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: OR-57
Corporate Name: H. G. Bohlssen
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. G. Bohlssen. George E. and Albert Anderson.
Location: Terry, in central part of county
County: Orange
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About 1905 to 1908
Town: Terry
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans Railroad (Southern Pacific).
Historicial Development: Anderson Bros operated a planing mill for about three years before it was bought by H. G Bohlssen, the hardwood miller. Southern Lumberman noted in May 1908 that Bohlssen was going to finish the raw lumber then dismantle and move the equipment.
Research Date: MCJ 04-10-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson