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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-101
Corporate Name: R. L. Stephens Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. L. Stephens
Location: Livingston
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 14 years
Start Year: 1960
End Year: 1973
Decades: 1960-1969,1970-1979
Period of Operation: 1960 to 1973
Town: Livingston
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: Probably 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The R. L. Stephens Lumber Company mill at Livingston cut twelve million board feet during 1960. By 1973, the mill had been moved to Woodville. See R. L. Stephens Lumber Company at Woodville
Research Date: JKG 12-9-93, MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson