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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-166
Corporate Name: W. L. Schweinle
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. L. Schweinle
Location: Tomball
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Tomball
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 600 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwoods and yellow pine
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: No listing in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Trinity & Brazos Valley
Historicial Development: W. L. Schweinle was sawing lumber at Tomball and Pinehurst in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson