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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TY-28
Corporate Name: Gulf States Plywood Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gulf States Plywood Company
Location: Woodville
County: Tyler
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1965
End Year: 1965
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1965
Town: Woodville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: A projected plywood plant
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam and electric
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: Plywood mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: Southern Lumberman noted in 1965 that the Gulf States Plywood Company was planning construction of a plywood plant at Woodville.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson