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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-34
Corporate Name: Eas-Tex Lumber Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Eas-Tex Lumber Co. with President, Mike Jones (1993)
Location: Livingston
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 13 years
Start Year: 1984
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1984 to 1996
Town: Livingston
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties, boards road, timbers. Worked with mixture of hardwood.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 35000: 1993
Capacity Comments: 35,000 feet daily in 1993
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Forest product trade directories listed the Eas-Tex Lumber Company sawmill service at Livingston during the 1908s to the present. In 1993, the company was producing company and select boards as well as railroad ties.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson