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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-115
Corporate Name: E. F. and W. A. P. Harrison
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. F. and W. A. P. Harrison
Location: Unknown: possibly near the Anderson County line
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1910
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1910
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: Steam engine and boiler
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: The firm of E. F. and W. A. P. Harrison mortgaged to Wherry Lumber Company for $1130 in time payments, on January 14, 1910, for “6 oxen, 1 log wagon, 1 boiler & engine, 1 sawmill outfit.” Wherry Lumber Company was an established sawmill firm at Neches, in Anderson County. It is possible that Harrison & Harrison were located in Cherokee County near the Neches River.
Research Date: MCJ 01-25-96
Prepared By: M Johnson