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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-34
Corporate Name: Billy Mike Bruce
Local Name:
Owner Name: Bobby Bruce, L. Flannagan
Location: Evadale
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1987
End Year: 1987
Decades: 1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1987
Town: Evadale
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood bark for nurseries
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Probably electric
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: Sawmill and chipper
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Billy Mike Bruce milling company at Evadale appeared in a trade journal directory in 1987.
Research Date: MCJ 01-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson