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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-77
Corporate Name: McDonald Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Jack McDonald
Location: Kirbyville
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1987
End Year: 1987
Decades: 1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1987
Town: Kirbyville
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber, ties
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: The McDonald Lumber Company with Jack McDonald appears in the 1987 Forest Products Industries in Texas. This sawmill firm may have evolved from the Burton McDonald Lumber Company at Kirbyville in 1966.
Research Date: MCJ 01-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson