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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-58
Corporate Name: S. B. Cox
Local Name:
Owner Name: S. B. Cox
Location: 1047 Beaumont Street, Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1948
End Year: 1948
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1948
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: 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
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 Gulf Coast Lumberman reported on August 15, 1948, that the S. B. Cox sawmill operation at Beaumont was totally destroyed by fire. Losses included $5,000 in equipment and 5,000 feet of lumber. Cox did not have insurance.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson