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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-249
Corporate Name: Trinity River Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Trinity River Lumber Company, a subdivision of Foster Lumber Company.
Location: Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Conroe
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,009 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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, Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Trinity River Lumber Company was very active in Montgomery County timber affairs during this period. One of its many operations was a sawmill at Conroe in 1907, which appeared in the listings of the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907. It may have bought or contracted a smaller operation already extant in Conroe.
Research Date: MCJ 03-21-96
Prepared By: M Johnson