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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TR-14
Corporate Name: Groveton Manufacturing Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Groveton Manufacturing Company
Location: Groveton
County: Trinity
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1966
Town: Groveton
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 805 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
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: According to Samson, the Groveton Manufacturing was a small operation employing less than ten workers at Groveton during the 1950s and 1960s. The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 noted that the plant had a sawmill and a planing mill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson