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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-5
Corporate Name: Arrendell Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Arrendell Lumber Company with Allen Arrendell
Location: Box 685, Cleveland
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 18 years
Start Year: 1943
End Year: 1960
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1943 to 1960
Town: Cleveland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 5,183 in Census of 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood 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 Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 lists the Arrendell Lumber Company at Cleveland. Established in 1943 by Allen Arrendell, the workforce of about thirty produced pine and hardwood lumber. The company was listed in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1960.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson