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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-47
Corporate Name: Conroe Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Conroe Lumber Company. Riverside Lumber Company, with O. F. Adams, M. E. Davidson, and Joe McMillan
Location: Possibly near Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1949
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1949
Town: Possibly near Conroe
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: A steam boiler and two steam engines
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: Corinth sawmill, edger, trimmer, dry kiln, planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Conroe Lumber Company, on March 16, 1949, bought from the First National Bank of Conroe equipment from the defaulted Riverside Lumber Company. Equipment included a boiler, a crank steam engine, a circular Corinth sawmill with two 48-inch circular saws, a dust chain and sawdust conveyor, an edger, a 2-saw trimmer, a steam dry kiln, four trucks, a rough shed, four 4-whell wagons, a water tank, a Fay planer, an office building, four houses, a barn, and horses.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson