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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-37
Corporate Name: Green Brothers Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Green Brothers Sawmill
Location: Negley
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Negley
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 25 in 1940.
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
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 Green Brothers sawmill at Negley, in Red River County, was listed in the 1957 edition of Nelson T. Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. Webb reported that in 1940 Negley had a population of twenty-five and two businesses.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson