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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LA-11
Corporate Name: Steger Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Steger Lumber Company
Location: Bonham
County: Lamar
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Bonham
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 5,042
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: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific and the Missouri, Kansas & Texas.
Historicial Development: The firm of Steger Lumber Company had a sawmill at Bonham in 1907. Rail connections were the Texas & Pacific and the Missouri, Kansas and Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 04-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson