Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-60
Corporate Name: J. W. Killingsworth or Killingworth & McFarland
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Killingsworth
Location: Longview
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: Burned in 1900
Town: Longview
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: 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 sawmill of J. W. Killingsworth near Longview burned on October 4, 1900. The American Lumberman announced that the sawmill of Killingsworth & McFarland at Longview had burned with a partially insured gain of $1,000 offset by the $5,000 loss.
Research Date: JKG 9-23-93, MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson