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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-74
Corporate Name: Keys Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Keys Lumber Company
Location: Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 23 years
Start Year: 1935
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1935 to 1957
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 20000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
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: Texas & Pacific; Marshall & East Texas
Historicial Development: The Keys Lumber Company was a creditor of Langford Lumber Company, an Angelina County Lumber Company concern. In 1957, a directory listed it as a sawmill service manufacturing pine lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson