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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-181
Corporate Name: Sydney Gee Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Sydney Gee Lumber Company
Location: Bland Lake
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 18 years
Start Year: 1979
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1970-1979,1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: About 1979 to 1996
Town: Bland Lake
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Chips
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: Chip mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to J. Harrison, the Sydney Gee Lumber Company has been operating a wood chip mill at Bland Lake since about 1979.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson