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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-4
Corporate Name: A. H. Curry & Sons
Local Name:
Owner Name: Michael W. Curry. A. H. Curry & Sons
Location: Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 38 years
Start Year: 1950
End Year: 1987
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969,1970-1979,1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1950 to 1987
Town: Conroe
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 7,298 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine lumber, sawdust, and shavings.
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 with a wood/bark chipper.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: A small operation employing between ten and twenty-five people, A. H. Curry & Sons appeared in forest trade directories for more than thirty years. The small plant, with a saw and a wood/bark chipper, produced pine lumber, sawdust, and shavings.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson