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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-40
Corporate Name: G. E. Morris Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. E. Morris Lumber Company
Location: Hemphill
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Hemphill
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood and pine crossties and short dimension
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Gasoline
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: G. E. Morris Lumber Company appeared in the 1957 edition of Nelson T. Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. Drayton Speights told Vernon L. Beasley that the gasoline-powered mill manufactured crossties and short lumber from hardwoods and pine sawlogs.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson