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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-17
Corporate Name: Cade Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cade Lumber Company with R. A. Thompson, manager
Location: Moscow
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1954
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1954 to 1958
Town: Moscow
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Cade Lumber Company at Moscow is listed in the 1957 edition of Nelson Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 noted that R. A. Thompson managed the plant, which employed more than twenty-five workers.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson