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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-57
Corporate Name: J. H. Lawrence Lumber Company
Local Name: Bronson
Owner Name: J. H. Lawrence Lumber Company
Location: Bronson
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: Bronson
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
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 7000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 7,000 feet of lumber daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Coast & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The “Lumber Mills of Texas,” Southern Industrial and Lumber Review, September 1906 noted this mill, but it was not included in the three listings for 1907 given by the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1907.
Research Date: LT 08-17-93, MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: L Turner, M. Johnson