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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-90
Corporate Name: Yellow Pine Tie & Timber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Yellow Pine Tie & Timber Company
Location: Silsbee
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1899
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1899
Town: Silsbee
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The American Lumberman on September 2 and November 11, 1899, reported that Yellow Pine Tie & Timber had placed “its sizer and is now shipping yard stock to Texas points.” J. J. Hebert was secretary of the company.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson