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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-179
Corporate Name: Montgomery Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Montgomery Lumber Company, J. C. Ulrich, president
Location: Probably near Montgomery
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1920
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920
Town: Probably near Montgomery
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: J. C. Ulrich was president of the Montgomery Lumber Company in 1920. The mill was located probably near Montgomery. South Texas Hardwood Company, of Houston, bought 353,600 feet of pine and hardwood lumber from Montgomery Lumber Company in August, 1920, and another 275,000 feet in October following. South Texas Hardwood Company leased the rail switch and loading dock of Montgomery Lumber until the lumber was shipped.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson