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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CH-6
Corporate Name: Curry-Jackson Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Curry-Jackson Lumber Company
Location: On Jane Brown Road in Anahuac
County: Chambers
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1949
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1949
Town: Anahuac
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to the Anahuac Progress, a dry kiln of the Curry-Jackson Lumber Company in Anahuac was destroyed by fire in January 1949, the damage valued at $6,000. No record exists to indicate the mill was rebuilt. The Curry-Jackson Lumber Company also had a sawmill at Cleveland, in Liberty County, in at least 1947, according to The Gulf Coast Lumberman.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson