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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-130
Corporate Name: J. I. Campbell Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. I. Campbell Company of Houston
Location: Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to no later than 1906
Town: Conroe
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1009 in 1905
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: Santa Fe and International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: The J.I. Campbell Company of Houston appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association as having a “saw mill etc.” at Conroe. By 1905, J. I. Campbell was in receivership. J. I. Campbell was not listed in the LCA 1907 edition.
Research Date: JKG 10-20-93, MCJ 3-29-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson