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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LE-2
Corporate Name: Buffalo Hardwood Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Buffalo Hardwood Lumber Company with T. W. Halliday
Location: Buffalo
County: Leon
Years in Operation: 17 years
Start Year: 1944
End Year: 1960
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1944 to 1960
Town: Buffalo
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood pallets
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Buffalo Hardwood Lumber Company was listed in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1960. Founded in 1944, the company with less than ten workers manufactured pallets under the supervision of T. W. Halliday.
Research Date: MCJ 03-11-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson