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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-68
Corporate Name: C. T. Bunch
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. T. Bunch
Location: Several miles west of Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908
Town: West of Beaumont
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
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: 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 American Lumberman in February 1908 reported that C. T. Bunch, who operated a small sawmill west or Beaumont, had to file for bankruptcy. His assets were little more than a $11,000 while his liabilities exceeded $7,000. He had not been able to get his money for some shipments he had earlier made.
Research Date: MCJ 04-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson