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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-36
Corporate Name: Buna Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Buna Lumber Company with M. K. Mosley
Location: Box 218, Buna
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1956
End Year: 1961
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1956 to 1961
Town: Buna
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Cypress, pine, hardwood rough and dressed lumber
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: 20000: 1960
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily of dressed pine lumber
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: M. K. Mosley's Buna Lumber Company was operating at Buna in 1956, manufacturing dressed pine lumber. In 1960, the company produced 3,854,000 feet of lumber.
Research Date: JKG 12-9-93, MCJ 01-07-95
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson