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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-46
Corporate Name: Gladewater Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gladewater Lumber Company
Location: Gladewater
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Gladewater
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 259 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine timbers
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: 10000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 10,000 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 & Pacific
Historicial Development: Gladewater Lumber Company was listed in 1915 as cutting 10,000 feet daily of yellow pine timber.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson