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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-62
Corporate Name: J. H. White
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. White [James H. White]
Location: Riverside
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Riverside
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 128 in 1905
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: 10000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily.
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: J. H. White was reported by the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review to be cutting 10,000 feet of lumber daily at Riverside in 1906. James H. White either built or bought a small sawmill at Riverside after he dissolved a partnership with W. A. Bell the year before in 1905. See the Texas Log and Lumber Company, the Carolina Lumber Company, and W. A. Bell.
Research Date: JKG 8-23-93, MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson