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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-99
Corporate Name: R. T. Waldron
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. T. Waldron
Location: Hallsville
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Hallsville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 416 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: 8000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 8,000 in 1893
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Lumber
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: R. T. Waldron was reported by the Galveston Weekly News to be cutting 8,000 feet daily in 1893 at Hallsville.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson