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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LA-12
Corporate Name: White Manufacturing Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: White Manufacturing Company
Location: Blossom
County: Lamar
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Blossom
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 874
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Boxes
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: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Box factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: The firm of White Manufacturing Company was listed as a planing mill in 1905, then a box factory in 1907, at Blossom. The Texas & Pacific provided rail connections.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson