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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TR-8
Corporate Name: Edens Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. F. Edens
Location: Nathan
County: Trinity
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1923
Decades: -
Period of Operation: 1921 to 1923
Town: Nathan
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably 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
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: W. F. Edens, after finishing milling at Burke, owned and operated a small sawmill at Nathan from 1921 to 1923. He moved it to Corrigan.
Research Date: MCJ 02-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson