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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-150
Corporate Name: T. K. Gilbert
Local Name:
Owner Name: T. K. Gilbert
Location: Sedan Creek on W. Y. Watts land
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1922
End Year: 1922
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1922
Town: Pinella
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingle mill
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam shingle mill
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: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Gilbert wrote to ask permission from D. C. Kenley of Southern Pine Lumber Company if he (Gilbert) could harvest the timber on a section of Southern Pine land that had been ravaged by a storm. Gilbert wanted to make shingles out of the debris.
Research Date: MCJ 01-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson