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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-69
Corporate Name: Robertson Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Robertson Lumber Company
Location: Batson
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Batson
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine 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: 12000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 12,000 in 1915
Produced:
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: Robertson Lumber Company was reported by the Directory of American Sawmills in 1915 to be operating a yellow pine lumber manufacturing plant at “Batsom,” a misspelling for Batson in Hardin County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson