Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GA-7
Corporate Name: F. Cranz
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. Cranz
Location: Galveston
County: Galveston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Galveston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 37, 789
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Show cases
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Millwork factory with show cases
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern; Gulf & Interstate; Missouri, Kansas and Texas; Gulf, Houston and Henderson; Galveston, Houston and San Antonio; Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe
Historicial Development: Lumber manufacturing and remanufacturing industries at Galveston in 1907 included F. Cranz, a manufacturer of show cases.
Research Date: MCJ 04-15-96
Prepared By: M Johnson