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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-12
Corporate Name: Lancaster Corporation
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lancaster Corporation. George Jones.
Location: Unknown
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1949
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1949
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 0
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: Waukesha 150-horsepower engine
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: 60-inch circular portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Geo H. Jones sold, on June 6, 1949, a portable sawmill to Lancaster Corporation of Fort Worth. The sawmill included an edger and was powered by a Waukesha engine.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson