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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-74
Corporate Name: Beckham
Local Name:
Owner Name: Beckham
Location: Cushing
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 27 years
Start Year: 1970
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1970-1979,1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1970 to 1996
Town: Cushing
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: Diesel
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: Portable, circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: R. Taylor told V. L. Beasley that the Beckham diesel-powered, circular sawmill at Cushing had been operating there since the 1970s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson