Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TR-11
Corporate Name: Fred Gyr
Local Name:
Owner Name: Fred Gyr
Location: Josserand
County: Trinity
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1927
End Year: 1927
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1927
Town: Josserand
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: 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: William Heilman sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Fred Gyr, on December 31, 1927, mortgaged two mills, one in San Jacinto County and one in Trinity County. The Trinity County sawmill was located at Josserand.
Research Date: MCJ 02-22-96
Prepared By: M Johnson