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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-3
Corporate Name: Bartholomew Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Bartholomew Brothers
Location: North end of Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1890-1899,1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1899 to 1901
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 45,000 shingles daily in 1901
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Bartholomew shingle mill was built in 1899 toward the north end of Beaumont. It was reported to be cutting 45,000 shingles daily in 1901.
Research Date: JKG 8-23-93, MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson