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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-42
Corporate Name: Coleman Brothers Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Coleman Brothers Lumber Company
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1909 to 1910
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Coleman Brothers Lumber Company mortgaged for a planer from H. C. Parker and Brother $750, which they had bought from McFarland Brothers Lumber Company, which may have been the McFarland outfit in Tenaha in 1906.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson