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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-11
Corporate Name: B.C. Denson
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. C. Denson
Location: Cleveland
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1943
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1940 to at least 1943
Town: Cleveland
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: Unknown
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: Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Lufkin Daily News noted in 1943 that B. C. Denson, originally from Palestine, had been operating a mill at Cleveland for three years as the manager and bookkeeper.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson