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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-75
Corporate Name: Killion Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Killion Lumber Company
Location: West of Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1953
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1953 to 1957
Town: West of Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine 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, planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Killion Lumber Company operated a lumber milling facility at Marshall. In later summer of 1954, fire destroyed the planer, two trucks, and a lumber car. The operation was listed in Nelson Samson's 1957 edition Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson