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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-30
Corporate Name: J. E. Snelling
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. E. Snelling
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1914
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1905 to about 1914
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 25,000 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties, poles, etc.
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: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: J. E. Snelling was listed in the the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 and the 1907 edition as a manufacturer of ties and poles and other rough-cut lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 4-1-94
Prepared By: MCJ