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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-82
Corporate Name: Frank Comstock
Local Name:
Owner Name: Frank Comstock
Location: Pauli
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1911
End Year: 1911
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1911
Town: Pauli
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill with a cutoff saw
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Comstock owned a lumber-manufacturing facility at Pauli in 1911. Foster Lumber Company sold him an 8-inch by 15-inch American matcher-planer and a saw frame for a cutoff saw.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson