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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: JA-67
Corporate Name: John W. Groce
Local Name:
Owner Name: John W. Groce
Location: At or near Jasper
County: Jasper
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: At or near Jasper
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Staves
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: Stave mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: A Nacogdoches newspaper carried an ad in October 1902 for John W. Groce of Jasper, calling for “One hundred teams to haul staves. Wages $3 to $4 per day.” Groce had a stave making camp located somewhere within hauling range of Jasper.
Research Date: MCJ 01-08-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson