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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-96
Corporate Name: Grand Lake Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Grand Lake Lumber Company
Location: Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Conroe
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 4000 in 1928; 2547 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 25000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, edgers, trimmers.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern, and the Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Grand Lake Lumber Company operated a sawmill at Conroe in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson