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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-2
Corporate Name: A. C. Ford
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. C. Ford
Location: Jefferson
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1891
End Year: 1895
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1891 to 1895
Town: Jefferson
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
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: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Southern Industrial and Lumber Review reported, in 1904, that A. C. Ford, of Ford-Isbell, a Dallas lumber manufacturing and retail firm, had earlier been a lumber manufacturer at Jefferson from 1891 to 1895.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson