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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-84
Corporate Name: R. M. Lear
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. M. Lear
Location: Acworth
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Acworth
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 150 in 1928; 66 in 1934
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: Texas & Pacific at Clarksville
Historicial Development: R. M. Lear's sawmill at Acworth was listed in the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M Johnson