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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-5
Corporate Name: Flewellen Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Flewellen Lumber Company
Location: Marshall: Missouri Pacific tracks and East End Boulevard
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920s
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine products
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, trimmers, dry kilns
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific (later Missouri Pacific)
Historicial Development: The Flewellen Lumber Company was listed as having a circular sawmill and planing mill plant at Marshall in 1928. Flewellen was a sawmilling name associated with the community of Longview and the region of East Texas since the turn of the century.
Research Date: MCJ 12-04-95
Prepared By: M. Johnson