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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-97
Corporate Name: Production Tie and Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Roland Bush Lumber Company. Production Tie & Lumber Company, Inc. Production Lumber Company.
Location: Hallsville
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1987
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1987 to 1996
Town: Hallsville
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber, crossties, pallet lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Electric
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 100000: 1987200000: 1996
Capacity Comments: 100,000 board feet daily as Roland Bush, 200,000 board feet daily as Production Tie & Lumber Company.
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Roland Bush Lumber Company is listed in the 1987 Forest Products Industries in Texas. Information provided by Bob Nate of International Paper Lumber Company at Henderson notes that the company eventually changed its name to Production Tie and Lumber Company. The electrically powered plant has increased its cut from 100,000 feet daily to 200,000 feet daily.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson