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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-9
Corporate Name: Beaumont Sash & Door Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Beaumont Sash & Door Company
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920s
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 65,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished products
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Not listed for 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: 1928: Texas & New Orleans, Santa Fe, Kansas City Southern, Beaumont, St Louis & Southwestern, Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: Beaumont Sash & Door Company was noted in the Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson