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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-51
Corporate Name: Mineola Box Manufacturing Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Mineola Box Manufacturing Company
Location: Mineola
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Mineola
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1725 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and boxes
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 box factory with a resaw and planer and veneering lathes
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern, Texas & Pacific, the Missouri, Kansas and Texas
Historicial Development: The Mineola Box Manufacturing Company's box-making and lumber operation at Mineola appeared in the January 1905 Lumbermen's Credit Association's reference book, and in its 1907 listing.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson