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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-52
Corporate Name: J. E. Jones
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. E. Jones
Location: Ironton
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Ironton
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and many types of hardwoods
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: 12000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 12,000 feet daily, specializing in timbers
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: J. E. Jones was listed in the 1915 Directory of American Sawmills as a manufacturer of pine and hardwood lumber in Ironton, specializing in timbers.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson