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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-222
Corporate Name: S. N. Beard
Local Name:
Owner Name: S. N. Beard
Location: Conroe
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Conroe
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1009 in 1905
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: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe and International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: S. N. Beard's sawmill appeared in the January 1905 and 1907 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association. He had operations at Willis and Virgie as well.
Research Date: JKG 10-20-93, MCJ 03-21-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson