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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: OR-9
Corporate Name: Circle Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Circle Lumber Company with J. M. Barron
Location: Box 308, Orange
County: Orange
Years in Operation: 19 years
Start Year: 1939
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1939 to 1957
Town: Orange
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber building materials
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
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 Circle Lumber Company at Orange was listed in the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958. J. M. Barron directed the manufacture of lumber building materials.
Research Date: MCJ 03-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson