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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-19
Corporate Name: H. M. Maund
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. M. Maund. This is listed as “H. M. Mound ” in a 1928 directory.
Location: Buna: highway 62 and railroad tracks
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920s
Town: Buna
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Long and shortleaf pine; crossties and timbers
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: 20000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with electric light plant
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe
Historicial Development: H. M. Mound (correct names is H. M. Maund, who was a sawmiller from Sabine County) was listed in the Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills of 1928 at Buna with a sawmill. It manufactured 20,000 feet daily of crossties and timbers from pine.
Research Date: JKG 12-20-93
Prepared By: J. Gerland