Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-75
Corporate Name: Lamont Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lamont Lumber Company
Location: Lamont: one mile north on Highway 59 from intersection of Highway 59 and FM 393
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1906.
Town: Lamont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 106 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: 60000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 60,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: The Lamont Lumber Company was first noted in the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, of 1905 and again “Lumber Mills of Texas,” Southern Industrial and Lumber Review article of September 1906. It was no longer listed in January 1907 of the Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association. It may have been bought out by J. M. Green who was listed in the 1907 issue of the LCA at Lamont.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson