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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-33
Corporate Name: Earl Peterson and R. W. Blackman
Local Name:
Owner Name: Earl Peterson and R. W. Blackman [Blackmon]
Location: Four miles west of Latexo
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1944
End Year: 1944
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1944
Town: West of Latexo
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: Earl Peterson bought an undivided one-half interest in R. W. Blackman's sawmill in 1944. It was located about four miles west of Latexo, on a lease of Jack Spence. Peterson was to assume Blackman's indebtedness.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson