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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SM-72
Corporate Name: Troupe Box & Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Troupe Box & Lumber Company
Location: Troupe
County: Smith
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1904
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904
Town: Troupe
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 754 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Crates and lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: According to Smith County records, a milling manufacturer identified as Troupe Box & Lumber Company bought land and sawtimber from G. W. Shaw, a Troupe sawmiller.
Research Date: MCJ 04-17-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson