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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TR-3
Corporate Name: Barnum sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Barnum sawmill
Location: Groveton
County: Trinity
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1882
End Year: 1882
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1882
Town: Groveton
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough 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: 
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: None
Historicial Development: A Mr. Barnum, a sawmill owner at Groveton in 1882, was a friend of the Camerons. W. T. Carter named a mill town after Barnum in Polk County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson