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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-54
Corporate Name: Horn Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Horn Lumber Company
Location: Magnolia Springs on Wright Creek
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 14 years
Start Year: 1933
End Year: 1946
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1933 to 1946
Town: Magnolia Springs on Wright Creek
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
Other
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
Produced:
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: According to Webb, Horn Lumber Company operated a sawmill at Magnolia Springs from 1933 to 1946. The site probably was located on Wright Creek in west central Jasper County. The sawmill was dismantled in 1946 and removed.
Research Date: MCJ 01-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson