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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HA-96
Corporate Name: Port Caddo Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Port Caddo Lumber Company
Location: On the Port Caddo Road at Marshall
County: Harrison
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Marshall
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 22,327 in 1950
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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to Nelson T. Samson's list of East Texas sawmills in 1957, Port Caddo Lumber Company at Marshall operated a sawmill. The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 reports that the plant had a planing mill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson