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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-26
Corporate Name: Dyke Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dyke Brothers
Location: Texarkana
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1947
End Year: 1947
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1947
Town: Texarkana
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 35,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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: Kansas City Southern, Missouri Pacific, Texas & Pacific, St Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: Dyke Brothers, according to a research survey, operated a lumber-mill plant at Texarkana in 1947. It manufactured lumber and wood products.
Research Date: MCJ 03-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson