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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-134
Corporate Name: Prince Brothers Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Prince Brothers Lumber Company
Location: Hufsmith
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Hufsmith
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 100 in 1905; 500 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 15000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet in 1928
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, trimmers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Prince Brothers Lumber Company had a sawmill at Hufsmith in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson