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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-123
Corporate Name: Ives Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ives Lumber Company
Location: Clinesburg (Fostoria), ca. fifteen miles east of Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1904
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: No later than 1904
Town: Clinesburg (Fostoria)
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 1500 in 1904
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 50000: 1904
Capacity Comments: 50,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Ives planing mill was operating a Clinesburg, later Fostoria, until 1904. It not listed in the 1905 and 1907 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association listings.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson