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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-44
Corporate Name: Igo & Williams
Local Name:
Owner Name: Igo & Williams
Location: Annona, about seven miles east of Clarksville, on the Texas and Pacific
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Annona
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 429 in 1906; 2,000 in 1928; 426 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine, red and sweet gum lumber; crossties.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 15000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill only
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Igo & Williams in 1928 at Annona was producing 15,000 daily feet of shortleaf yellow pine, and red and sweet gum.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson