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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-50
Corporate Name: Neches Steam Milling Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Neches Steam Milling Company
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1838
End Year: 1838
Decades: 1830-1839
Period of Operation: 1838
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Never operated
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: Possibly a combination mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: The Republic of Texas, in 1838, chartered the Neches Steam Milling Company to operate at Beaumont. It never opened for business.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson