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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-112
Corporate Name: W. H. Hensley
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. H. Hensley
Location: Six miles south of Marshall on the A. C. Richardson headright
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Unknown
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: 
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: W. H. Hensley, according to Harrison County records, was sawmilling about six miles south of Marshall in 1884. That year Hensley mortgaged some town property and his lumber at the mill to Geo P. Rains.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson