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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TI-9
Corporate Name: Cypress Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: John Roach, Leroy Morgan, of Cypress Lumber Company
Location: Mt Pleasant
County: Titus
Years in Operation: 22 years
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1987
Decades: 1960-1969,1970-1979,1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1966 to 1987
Town: Mt. Pleasant
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber, crossties, pallet and grade 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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Cypress Lumber Company of Mt Pleasant operated a sawmill there from the 1960s through the 1980s. The mill manufactured rough and dressed lumber, crossties, pallets and grade lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 04-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson