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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-56
Corporate Name: J. H. Jordan
Local Name: Bronson
Owner Name: J. H. Jordan
Location: Bronson
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Bronson
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 3000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and hardwood
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: J. H. Jordan was listed in 1928 at Bronson with a circular sawmill cutting yellow pine and hardwood.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson