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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-65
Corporate Name: LaRoe Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. A. and J. D. LaRoe. Erwin & Hamilton.
Location: Unknown
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1901
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1901
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: 12-inch by 12-inch engine and a 44-inch by 12-ft boiler
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: Shingle mill, a planer, twenty cattle, and two log wagons.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: C. A. LaRoe had a sawmill that he sold to P. E. Barton for $4,800, in 1901. Equipment included a 112-inch by 12-inch engine and a 44-inch by 12-ft boiler, a shingle mill, a planer, twenty cattle, and two log wagons.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson