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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-79
Corporate Name: Harvey Belote
Local Name:
Owner Name: Harvey Belote
Location: 160 acres on the Thomas Carroll Grant near Burke
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1882
End Year: 1883
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: Early 1880s
Town: Near Burke
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
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: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Harvey Belote operated a sawmill in Angelina County according to its tax roll for 1882 and 1883. Belote possessed $1,000 worth of manufacturing tools.
Research Date: JKG 2-15-94 MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland , M Johnson