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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-5
Corporate Name: Beaumont Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Beaumont Lumber Company with C. N. McGee, manager in 1956
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 19 years
Start Year: 1948
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1948 to 1966
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
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 Beaumont Lumber Company was a small operation at Beaumont from the 1940s to the 1960s, producing pine and hardwood lumber. In 1966, it was operating with less than twenty-five workers.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson