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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-56
Corporate Name: Edens Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. F. Edens
Location: Burke
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1919
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1919 to 1921
Town: Burke
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: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: W. F. Edens owned and operated a small sawmill at Burke from 1919 to 1921. He moved it to Nathan, Trinity County, some miles to the southwest of Burke.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson