Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-60
Corporate Name: John Bieloh
Local Name:
Owner Name: John Bieloh
Location: Texarkana
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Texarkana
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 35,000 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwoods
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: 25000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet in 1928
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, edgers, trimmers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: John Bieloh operated a sawmill operation in Texarkana in 1928 and a commissary for his workers.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson