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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-90
Corporate Name: Melton & Buchanan
Local Name:
Owner Name: K. S. Melton and A. Buchanan
Location: Unknown
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Unknown
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
Power Source: 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
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: A Harrison County mortgage record reveals that K. S. Melton and A. Buchanan mortgaged with A. B. Palmore, Trustee, for a sawmill outfit in 1907. Property included a No B sawmill, a boiler, a steam engine, two circular saws, a 3-saw gang edger, and other items.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson