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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-47
Corporate Name: J A Sample
Local Name:
Owner Name: J A Sample
Location: Detroit
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Detroit
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 2000 in 1934
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: Probably steam
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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: J. A. Sample was operating a sawmill at Detroit in 1934, according to the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson