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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-30
Corporate Name: Azar A. Bean Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Azar A. Bean
Location: Kirbyville
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: -196-1969
Period of Operation: 1966
Town: Kirbyville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,400 in 1905; 2,200 in 1906; 3000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber and crossties
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: Alvin Smith operated a small sawmill at Kirbyville in 1966, according to Samson's, which was producing rough lumber and crossties.
Research Date: MCJ 01-07-1996
Prepared By: M. Johnson