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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-94
Corporate Name: Temple-Inland Forest Products, Inc.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Temple Industries
Location: Pineland
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: Projected 1966
Town: Pineland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Plywood
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Electric
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 120 million square feet annually projected
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Temple Industries, Inc., announced in July, 1966, that its Pineland complex would add a new plywood mill. Equipment would include two eight-foot lathes, three veneer dryer lines, two presses, and an automatic loupe system. The complex would cover 227,400 square feet. The cost-estimates projected were $7,500,000. The complex would create 230 new jobs.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson