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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-73
Corporate Name: P & R Lumber Company, Inc.
Local Name:
Owner Name: P & R Lumber Company, Inc. R. O. Parish, vice-president.
Location: Cleveland
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 15 years
Start Year: 1946
End Year: 1960
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1946 to 1960
Town: Cleveland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber and road boards
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The P & R Lumber Company, Inc., at Cleveland was listed in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958. Established in 1946, the firm produced rough and dressed lumber and road boards with about thirty workers. It was listed in 1957 edition of Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas and in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1960.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson