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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-17
Corporate Name: C. L. Bray
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. L. Bray
Location: Gladewater
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: Gladewater
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Short leaf 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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
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 & Pacific
Historicial Development: According to Gregg County records, C. L. Bray had a sawmill at Gladewater. He sold some short leaf yellow pine mill-run to R. B. Godley of Dallas through J. H. Ingells.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson