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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-85
Corporate Name: Marshall Manufacturing Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Marshall Manufacturing Company
Location: Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928 to 1934
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 7,855 in 1905; 20000 in 1928; 16203 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Black, red, and sweet gum; hickory, shortleaf yellow pine. Box shooks and veneers for basket making.
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: 10000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Short log sawmill, small planing mill, dry kilns, rotary veneer mills.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific; Marshall & East Texas
Historicial Development: The Marshall Manufacturing Company was listed as having a short log sawmill and veneer plant at Marshall in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson