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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-78
Corporate Name: Lima Lumber Company Tackaberry?
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lima Lumber Company
Location: Lima
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1903
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900 to 1903
Town: Lima
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: 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: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: The Lima Lumber Company of Polk County had a short lifespan. Further checking of Polk County records should reveal that W. T. Carter should have been the receiver for its dissolution in 1903. According to Ruth Peebles, Tackaberry had a mill at Lima.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson