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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-28
Corporate Name: Clyde C. Jordan
Local Name:
Owner Name: Clyde C. Jordan
Location: Southeast part of northwest quadrant of Stevall Survey. Bodan Creek near Pollok.
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 16 years
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: Late 1920s to early 1940s
Town: Bodan Creek, near Pollok
Company Town: 1
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 35000
Capacity Comments: Estimated 35,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: East Texas Railway until 1930s
Historicial Development: Clyde C. Jordan moved his mill in the late 1920s from Chancy Switch to Bodan Creek, where he sawmilled until the early 1940s, according to Melvin Aldridge.
Research Date: MCJ 12-04-95
Prepared By: M. Johnson