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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-77
Corporate Name: N. Stone
Local Name:
Owner Name: N. Stone
Location: Clarksville
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1880-1889,1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1884 to 1893
Town: Clarksville
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: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1893
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily in 1893
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: The N. Stone sawmill at Clarksville was listed in an 1884 railroad directory. In 1893, N. Stone was cutting 10,000 feet daily, according to a newspaper report.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson