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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-94
Corporate Name: Giles Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Giles Lumber Company
Location: Dacus
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1954
End Year: 1960
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1954 to 1960
Town: Dacus
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Giles Lumber Company appeared in Nelson T. Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas for 1957 and in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1960. This small operation had been established in 1954 and employed less than twenty-five workers.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson