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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-147
Corporate Name: Jack S. Harrison
Local Name:
Owner Name: Jack S. Harrison
Location: Montgomery with Box 87 at Conroe, 205 Riggs Street
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: Montgomery
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and green pine 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 Jack S. Harrison sawmill at Montgomery appeared in the 1957 edition of Nelson T. Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 reported that the small plant had been established in 1954.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson