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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-41
Corporate Name: Clark & Hill Lumber Co
Local Name: Neuville
Owner Name: Clark & Hill Lumber Co.
Location: Neuville, nine miles south of Center
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Neuville
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
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Clark & Hill Lumber Co. were reported in 1906 to have a sawmill in the booming lumber town of Neuville, in Shelby County. The Handbook of Texas noted that Neuville, founded in 1904, was named for a family that had lived in the area since the 1840s.
Research Date: LT 08-17-93, MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: L Turner, M. Johnson