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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-69
Corporate Name: S. G. Strobe
Local Name:
Owner Name: S. G. Strobe. B. B. Hardy.
Location: Milledge Station, between Urbana and Shepherd
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1918
End Year: 1919
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1918 to 1919
Town: Unknown
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: 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
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: San Jacinto County records reveal that S. G. Strobe mortgaged a half interest in a sawmill to B. B. Hardy in 1918. The sawmill was located at Milledge Station adjacent to the tracks of the Houston East & West Texas. The lien was cancelled the following year.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M Johnson