Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JE-46
Corporate Name: Neches Lumber & Building Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Neches Lumber & Building Company.
Location: Beaumont
County: Jefferson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Beaumont
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 25,000 in 1905; 65000 in 1928; 57732 in 1934
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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Neches Lumber & Building Company at Beaumont appeared in the Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934. It may have evolved from the Neches River Lumber Company, which traced its history to before the turn of the century in Beaumont.
Research Date: MCJ 03-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson