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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-47
Corporate Name: Glezen Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Glezen Lumber Company
Location: Gladewater
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Gladewater
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 259 in 1905; 1,600 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine and hardwoods; timbers and vehicle dimension stock
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: 1928
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: Circular sawmill, edgers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: Glezen Lumber Company was listed in 1928 as operating a sawmill and a commissary at Gladewater.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson