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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TR-16
Corporate Name: J. H. Marsh
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Marsh
Location: Near Trinity
County: Trinity
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1962
End Year: 1962
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1962
Town: Near Trinity
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Projected
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Projected sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Gulf Coast Lumberman reported in May, 1962, that Trinity Development Corporation sold eight acres near Trinity to J. H. Marsh. Marsh planned to build a sawmill at the site, which had originally been the old Thompson-Tucker sawmill area located about a mile north of Trinity. Marsh had owned sawmills earlier at Hampton, in Tyler County, and Moscow, in Polk County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson