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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-231
Corporate Name: Square Deal Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Square Deal Lumber Company. R. L. Tolliver
Location: Splendora
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1945
End Year: 1945
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1945
Town: Splendora
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: Studebaker gasoline power plant
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: Bell sawmill with 44-inch inserted tooth circular saw
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: R. L. Tolliver, according to county records, sold a Bell sawmill at Splendora to the Square Deal Lumber Company on May 28, 1945. This may have been a crosstie mill.
Research Date: MCJ 03-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson