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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-74
Corporate Name: Anderson & Connor
Local Name:
Owner Name: Anderson & Connor
Location: Rhonesboro, about twelve miles west of Gilmer, on the Texas Southern RR
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Rhonesboro
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas Southern (became Marshall and East Texas in 1909)
Historicial Development: Anderson & Connor appeared in the January 1905 published records of the Lumbermen's Credit Association as sawmillers at Rhonesboro, Upshur County but not in 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson