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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-49
Corporate Name: Hodges Lumber Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hodges Lumber Co. L. J. Hodges Lumber Co
Location: Unknown
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 22 years
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1987
Decades: 1960-1969,1970-1979,1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1966 to 1987
Town: Henderson
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine lumber
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: Unknown
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: Beginning as the L. J. Hodges Lumber Company before becoming the Hodges Lumber Company at Henderson, this small sawmill operated for more than twenty years at Henderson. It milled pine lumber primarily.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson