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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-78
Corporate Name: Graham-Cummer Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Graham-Cummer Company
Location: Beaumont
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 65,000 in 1928; 57732 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Boxes
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: Box factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The box factory of Graham-Cummer appeared in the October 1934 rating book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association at Beaumont. It had other mills at Paris in Lamar County and Longview in Gregg County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M Johnson