Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MA-37
Corporate Name: J. B. Whelan
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. B. Whelan
Location: Jefferson
County: Marion
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Jefferson
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 2850 in 1905; 4000 in 1928; 2329 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: 1928: Texas & Pacific and the Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Historicial Development: J. B. Whelan operated a lumber plant at Jefferson in 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M Johnson