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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-26
Corporate Name: Harris-Seale Hardwood Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Harris-Seale Hardwood Company
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1927
End Year: 1927
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1927
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood 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: 18000: 1927
Capacity Comments: 18,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Harris-Seale Hardwood Company, reported the Beaumont Enterprise in 1927, was cutting 18,000 feet of lumber daily. The company employed twenty-five workers.
Research Date: JKG 8-23-93, MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson