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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-86
Corporate Name: G. B. Grassiz
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. B. Grassiz
Location: South of the Trinity River, on the Houston East & West Texas
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: Grassiz
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: G. B. Grassiz operated a sawmill on the Houston East and West Texas Railway, south of the Trinity River, in 1880.
Research Date: JKG 12-14-93, MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson