Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-73
Corporate Name: Lone Star Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Lone Star Lumber Company
Location: Jasper
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908
Town: Jasper
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 479 in 1905
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, planer, dry shed
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: According to the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review, the Lone Star Lumber Company had just completed new facilities for drying its lumber. The journal also reported that the company had a modern planer and sawmill at Jasper in 1908.
Research Date: MCJ 01-08-96
Prepared By: M Johnson