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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-105
Corporate Name: T. E. Castle Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: T. E. Castle Lumber Company
Location: Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 7,855 in 1905; 20000 in 1928; 16023 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine, red oak
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: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, trimmers, dry kilns.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific; Marshall & East Texas
Historicial Development: The Castle Lumber Company was listed as having a circular sawmill and planing mill plant at Marshall in 1928. The company would expand in later years to Panola County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson