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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-57
Corporate Name: Roy Cloud Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Roy Cloud Lumber Company
Location: 11th Street and Hollywood
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 9 years
Start Year: 1935
End Year: 1943
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1930s to before the end of Word War Two
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 50000: 1940
Capacity Comments: 50,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Roy Cloud Lumber Company may have evolved into the Cloud Lumber Company of Rosedale mentioned in a 1957 directory. W. T. Block, of Nederland, believes this sawmill lasted into World II. It was not listed in the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson