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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-116
Corporate Name: Estate of R. T. Patterson
Local Name:
Owner Name: Estate of R. T. Patterson
Location: Garrison
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Garrison
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1,500 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and hardwoods
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: Not listed
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific, formerly Texas & New Orleans (Houston East & West Texas).
Historicial Development: The estate of R. T. Patterson included a circular sawmill located at Garrison in 1928. No listing for the daily cutting capacity was given in the 1928 edition of the Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson