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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-26
Corporate Name: Honey Lake Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Honey Lake Mill
Location: Lewis
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Lewis
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and many types of hardwood lumber, specializing in yardstock and wagon stock
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: 40000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 40,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: Honey Lake Mill was listed in the 1915 Directory of American Sawmills as sawing 40,000 feet daily of pine and hardwoods, specializing in yard stock and wagon stock.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson