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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-48
Corporate Name: L. E. Jowell
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. E. Jowell
Location: Unknown
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1952
End Year: 1952
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1952
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 1
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: International UD-14 power unit
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: Cunningham sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: L. E. Jowell, who would buy another sawmill in Willis in 1954, had a sawmill operation in San Jacinto County during 1952. He mortgaged to Stone Fort Bank of Nacogdoches his sawmill, equipment, and lumber at his yard on March 24, 1952, for $6,001.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson