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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TR-13
Corporate Name: Grayburg Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Grayburg Lumber Company
Location: Trinity
County: Trinity
Years in Operation: 18 years
Start Year: 1926
End Year: 1943
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1920s to 1940s
Town: Trinity
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 856 in 1905, 3000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: Sawmill with five kilns
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern; Missouri, Kansas, & Texas.
Historicial Development: The Lufkin Daily News reported in 1943 that the Grayburg Lumber Company had been organized in 1926 with S. B. Crawford as manager.
Research Date: MCJ 02-22-96
Prepared By: M Johnson