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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-64
Corporate Name: Moss Hill Lumber Co., Inc.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Moss Hill Lumber Co., Inc. Bobby Cassity
Location: Office at Batson, mill at Moss Hill
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 14 years
Start Year: 1975
End Year: 1988
Decades: 1970-1979,1980-1989
Period of Operation: About 1975 to 1988
Town: Moss Hill
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
Other
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
Produced:
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: The Moss Hill Lumber Co., Inc. is listed at Batson, in Hardin County, in the 1987 Forest Products Industries in Texas. Bob Little reported that the mill closed in 1988 when it was bought by Louisiana-Pacific.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson