Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-26
Corporate Name: Fred Jeanes
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fred Jeanes. Thos. W. Jeanes (Jeans)
Location: On Edith Whit survey near Coldspring
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1925
Town: Near Coldspring
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Fred Jeanes (Jeans) mortgaged to Thos W. Jeanes (Jeans) he of sawmilling note in Sabine and Angelina counties in 1925 for a sawmill complex on the Edith Whit survey near Coldspring. Equipment included the mills with steam boiler, steam engine, a carriage, an edger, a shotgun feed, a planer engine, a planer-matcher, a blower, shafting, pulleys, fixtures, and lumber buggies.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson