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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CH-21
Corporate Name: Storms
Local Name:
Owner Name: Storms
Location: Anahuac
County: Chambers
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: About 1940
Town: Anahuac
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: According to J. S. Harry's history, a family or group by the name of Storms operated a sawmill at Anahuac about 1940. This may have been an operation of the J. C. Storm Lumber Company, which ran a mill at Hartburg in the 1940s.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson