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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HR-96
Corporate Name: J. I. Edwards Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. I. Edwards Company
Location: Houston
County: Harris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Houston
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: 44,639 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Planed lumber and boxes
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Box factory and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Many railroads
Historicial Development: The J. I. Edwards Company was listed in 1905 as having a planing mill and box factory at Houston.
Research Date: JKG 10-13-93, MCJ 05-09-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson, J. Gerland