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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-47
Corporate Name: Gus Marshall
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gus Marshall
Location: Barnum
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1956
End Year: 1959
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: About 1956 to 1959
Town: Barnum
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: Gus Marshall sawmill appeared in both the The Directory of Texas Manufacturers, 1956-1958 and the 1957 edition of Nelson T. Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. It was not listed in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1960.
Research Date: MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson