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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-64
Corporate Name: Star Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Star Lumber Company
Location: 1977 Railroad Avenue, Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1950
End Year: 1950
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1950
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
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: 10000: 1950
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill, Moore dry kilns and boilers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Gulf Coast Lumberman in 1950 that Star Lumber Company wanted to lease its sawmill property in Beaumont.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson