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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-16
Corporate Name: A. H. Jeans
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. H. Jeans
Location: Two and a half miles west of Geneva
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: West of Geneva
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: Steam
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: A. Jeans' sawmill west of Geneva had a lien for labor put on equipment by W. L. Gordon in 1921. The equipment included a Chandler-Taylor 55-horsepower steam engine, one 90-horsepower boiler, a Curtis saw, and a mandrel.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M Johnson