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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-51
Corporate Name: J. J. Mitchell
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Mitchell
Location: Dimple
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Dimple
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 65 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwoods and shortleaf yellow pine
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: Not listed
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Band sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific at Clarksville
Historicial Development: J. J. Mitchell operated his main sawmill at Clarksville in 1928. He also operated a small band sawmill at Dimple.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson