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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-88
Corporate Name: Sawmill at Moss Hill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Sawmill at Moss Hill
Location: Moss Hill
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1936
End Year: 1936
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1936
Town: Moss Hill
Company Town: 2
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: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Webb, in the Handbook of Texas, recorded that Moss Hill had a sawmill in 1936. The community is located in north-central Liberty County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson