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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-61
Corporate Name: Robinson & Ramsey
Local Name:
Owner Name: Robinson & Ramsey
Location: Neches, four miles from the Neches River and eleven miles northwest of Palestine
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Neches
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern in 1872
Historicial Development: Although the Robinson & Ramsey planing mill was not enumerated in the Census for 1880, it was listed in an American Lumberman railroad directory. Webb noted that the International & Great Northern created a stop in Anderson County about four miles from the Neches River. The stop was named after the river.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M Johnson