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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-61
Corporate Name: J. I. Morgan
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. I. Morgan
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: 0
Peak Town Size: 259 in 1905; 1,600 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine and red and white oak
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: J. I. Morgan was listed in 1928 as operating a sawmill at Gladewater.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson