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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-9
Corporate Name: Baird Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Baird Lumber Company
Location: Houston
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1966
Town: Houston
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber, crossties, and other manufacturing
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: The Baird Lumber Company operated a small sawmill at Houston during the 1950s and 1960s. It produced rough lumber and crossties.
Research Date: MCJ 05-06-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson