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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-48
Corporate Name: Hines & Walden
Local Name:
Owner Name: Hines & Walden
Location: Rush
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Rush
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Steam
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Hines & Walden plant is identified incorrectly by Southern Industrial and Lumber Review as being located at “Rusk” rather than Rush. It was producing 10,000 feet of lumber daily in 1906.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson