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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GA-14
Corporate Name: R. H. John
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. H. John
Location: Galveston
County: Galveston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Galveston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 37, 789
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Trunks
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Millwork factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern; Gulf & Interstate; Missouri, Kansas and Texas; Gulf, Houston and Henderson; Galveston, Houston and San Antonio; Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Lumber manufacturing and remanufacturing industries at Galveston in 1907 included R. H. John, a manufacturer of trunks.
Research Date: MCJ 04-15-96
Prepared By: M Johnson