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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-91
Corporate Name: Linden Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Linden Lumber Company
Location: Linden
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 24 years
Start Year: 1935
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1935 to 1958
Town: Linden
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 445 in 1905; 718 in 1934; 1,744 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Jefferson & Northwestern
Historicial Development: The Linden Lumber Company appears in the records of the Angelina County Lumber Company in 1935 and 1936. Twenty-one years later was listed in directories by Samson and by the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958.
Research Date: MCJ 4-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson