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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-49
Corporate Name: Neches River Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Neches River Lumber Company. Offices at Beaumont
Location: Near Vidor
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1952
End Year: 1952
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1952
Town: Near Vidor
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown,
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: 1952: Sawmill, a Moore dry kiln, a planer, conveyors, a storage shed, an office building, and a house.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Neches River Lumber Company facility near Vidor was listed for sale in 1952 reported The Gulf Coast Lumberman. Assets were a steam sawmill, a Moore dry kiln, a planer, conveyors, a storage shed, an office building, and a house. The main office was listed at Beaumont. It is not known if this is the same company that was listed at Beaumont until the late 1920s.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson