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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GA-10
Corporate Name: Island City Woodworking Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Island City Woodwork Company
Location: Galveston
County: Galveston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909
Town: Galveston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Mill work
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The “Texas Manufacturers” section of the “Roster: Lumbermen's Ass'n of Texas,” in the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review of July 1909, included the Island City Woodworking Company at Galveston.
Research Date: MCJ 04-15-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson