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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-116
Corporate Name: M. T. Rodgers
Local Name:
Owner Name: M. T. Rodgers
Location: Lynchburg
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1845
End Year: 1845
Decades: 1840-1849
Period of Operation: 1845
Town: Lynchburg
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: 
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: A Houston newspaper reported that the sawmill of M. T. Rodgers of Lynchburg was totally destroyed by fire on May 27, 1845.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson