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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-13
Corporate Name: Bradley Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Bradley Lumber Company
Location: Kirbyville: Levert Street and railroad tracks
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Kirbyville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Gum, ash, oak, pine
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 25000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet of lumber daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: 1928: Circular sawmill, trimmers, edgers.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Coast & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Bradley Lumber Company sawmill was cutting 25,000 feet daily of gum, ash, oak, and pine at Kirbyville in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 12-07-95
Prepared By: M. Johnson