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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-17
Corporate Name: R W R Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: R W R Lumber Company
Location: Centerville
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1966
Town: Centerville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 961 in 1950 Census
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
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: According to Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas 1966, the R W R Lumber Company at Centerville worked with less than twenty-four employees. The mill was producing rough lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson