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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-102
Corporate Name: Mark C. Lively
Local Name:
Owner Name: Mark C. Lively
Location: Atlanta
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1883
End Year: 1883
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1883
Town: Atlanta
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: M. C. Lively operated a sawmill near Linden about 1880. He either dismantled his mill at Linden and moved it to Atlanta or built a new mill at the latter location. Atlanta, according to the Handbook of Texas, was established on the Texas and Pacific route about 1872. By 1890 it had a population of 1,794.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson