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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-50
Corporate Name: Marshall-Wiggins Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Marshall-Wiggins Lumber Company
Location: Kountze
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Kountze
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: 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: Trinity River Lumber Company handled sales in 1934 for the Marshall- Wiggins facility at Kountze, according to The Gulf Coast Lumberman.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson