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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-41
Corporate Name: Mabry Manufacturing & Lumber
Local Name:
Owner Name: Mabry Manufacturing & Lumber
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1928 to 1934
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 65,000 in 1928; 57,732 in 1934.
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: Mabry Manufacturing & Lumber Company and its planing mill was listed in the editions of 1928 and 1934 of the Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills and Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934, respectively.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson