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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-55
Corporate Name: J. E. Bailey
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. E. Bailey
Location: Jasper
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 21 years
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: About 1920 to 1940s
Town: Jasper
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: 
Capacity Comments: Small
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: The Gulf Coast Lumberman noted in its obituary on J. E. Bailey, age seventy, that Bailey owned a sawmill for about twenty years in Jasper.
Research Date: MCJ 01-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson