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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TY-10
Corporate Name: Boytt Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Boytt Lumber Company
Location: Colmesneil
County: Tyler
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1956
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1956 to 1958 closed by 1959
Town: Colmesneil
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 2,000 in 1928; 719 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: 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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific; the Waco, Beaumont, Trinity, & Sabine
Historicial Development: The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 listed the sawmill of the Boytt Lumber Company at Colmesneil.
Research Date: JKG 12-10-93, MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson