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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-38
Corporate Name: Kirby Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Kirby Lumber Company
Location: Lumberton
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1904
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904
Town: Lumberton
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
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 70000: 1904
Capacity Comments: 70,000 feet
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Kirby Lumber Company sawmill listed at Lumberton in the Santa Fe Circular of 1904 may have been a reference to the Kirby Lumber plant at Ariola.
Research Date: JKG 10-13-93, MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson