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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-42
Corporate Name: E. Word
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. Word
Location: Gist, just north of Texla, between Buna and Mauriceville
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1948
End Year: 1948
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1948
Town: Gist, between Buna and Mauriceville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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: Planing mill: Complete Works No. 13 planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: E. Word advertised in The Gulf Coast Lumberman, in the issue of August 15, 1948, that he was selling a Complete Works No. 13 planing mill.
Research Date: MCJ 01-07-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson