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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-53
Corporate Name: Pine Island Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Pine Island Lumber Company. Industrial Lumber & Piling Company. Pine Island manger, M. J. Carroll.
Location: On highway 105, eleven miles east of Beaumont.
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1946
End Year: 1946
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1946
Town: East of Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Gulf Coast Lumberman reported in 1946 that M. J. Carroll, manager of Pine Island lumber, had bought the Industrial Lumber and Piling Company sawmill eleven miles east of Beaumont.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson