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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TY-20
Corporate Name: Dean Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dean Lumber Company
Location: Rockland, near the Neches River
County: Tyler
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Rockland
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine 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: 15000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas and New Orleans
Historicial Development: The Dean Lumber Company was reported to be cutting daily 15,000 feet of yellow pine lumber at Rockland in 1915.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M Johnson