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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-46
Corporate Name: Gossage & Hornbuckle Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gossage & Hornbuckle had leased the mill to S. Campbell.
Location: Two and a half miles from Huntsville
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908
Town: Near Huntsville
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: 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Probably International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Gossage & Hornbuckle had leased their mill near Huntsville to S. Campbell in 1908. Campbell contracted to sell lumber from his yard to E. C. Arledge of Trinity, on April 29, 1908. In 1906, S. Campbell was at Phelps, seven miles south of Dodge; and, in 1907, he was running a sawmill at Dodge.
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson