Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GR-8
Corporate Name: Crawford Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Crawford Lumber Company
Location: Bedias, just south of the Montgomery County Line on the International & Great Northern
County: Grimes
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Bedias
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 511 in 1934
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: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Crawford Lumber Company was sawing lumber at Bedias in 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 03-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson