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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-23
Corporate Name: C.A. Vanderburg Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. A. Vanderburg Lumber Company
Location: Haslam, near the Sabine River on the Houston East & West Texas
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Haslam
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 600 in 1928; 527 in 1934
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas, later the Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: The sawmill of the C.A. Vanderburg Lumber Company appeared in the October 1934 rating book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association.
Research Date: JKG 11-29-93, MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson