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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-348
Corporate Name: Shelby Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Shelby Lumber Company
Location: Timpson
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1968
End Year: 1968
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1968
Town: Timpson
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: 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
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: A memo of the Texas Forest Products Manufacturers Association Records in 1968 noted that Shelby Lumber Company of Tenaha was not a member.
Research Date: MCJ 01-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson