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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-31
Corporate Name: F. M. Giddens
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. M. Giddens
Location: Walker Station Precinct 9
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Walker Station
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: Railway and Express
Historicial Development: The Giddens sawmill at Walker Station was listed in an 1884 railroad directory. Giddens also had a sawmill listed at Clarksville, Red River County.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson