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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-38
Corporate Name: J. R. Elmore, Jr.
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. R. Elmore, Jr.
Location: Nine miles from Shepherd
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1948
End Year: 1948
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1948
Town: Nine miles from Shepherd
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: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Turner sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. R. Elmore, Jr. mortgaged to Peoples Bank of Shepherd livestock, a Ford truck, a log trailer, and a Turner sawmill on April 29, 1948. On May 26, 1948, he mortgaged to Citizens Bank of Corrigan a Ford truck and trailer, a Ford pickup, and a 1 1/2-ton truck, and the sawmill, located nine miles from Shepherd.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson