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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-25
Corporate Name: Fred Gyr
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fred Gyr
Location: Across from Onalaska, six or eight miles northwest of Point Blank
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1927
End Year: 1927
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1927
Town: Northwest of Point Blank
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: William Heilman sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Fred Gyr, on December 31, 1927, mortgaged two mills, one in San Jacinto County and one in Trinity County. The San Jacinto County sawmill was located about six to eight miles northwest of Point Blank, across from Onalaska.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M Johnson