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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-55
Corporate Name: J. W. Clayton
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Clayton
Location: Texarkana
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Texarkana
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and hardwood lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 25000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet daily
Produced:
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
Historicial Development: J. W. Clayton was reported to be daily cutting 25,000 feet of hardwood and yellow pine lumber at Texarkana in 1915.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson