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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: BO-74
Corporate Name: Ready Cut Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ready Cut Lumber Company
Location: Texarkana
County: Bowie
Years in Operation: 9 years
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1949 to 1957
Town: Texarkana
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
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: An University of Texas publication in 1949 noted that the Ready Cut Lumber Company was located along the Texas & Pacific tracks at Texarkana. In 1957, Nelson Samson included the company in the Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 03-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson