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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-65
Corporate Name: Ed Grimes Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ed Grimes Lumber Company
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1966
Town: San Augustine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber, and other manufacturing
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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Samson, in his directory of 1966, noted that the Ed Grimes Lumber Company at San Augustine employed less than fifty employees. The company manufactured rough and dressed lumber as well as other items.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson