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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-150
Corporate Name: J. J. Bowden
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Bowden
Location: Five miles north of Trawick; lumber yard at Trawick
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: North of Trawick
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: 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans at Trawick
Historicial Development: J. J. Bowden had a sawmill five miles north of Trawick in 1907 with a lumber yard located at Trawick, along the tracks of the Texas & New Orleans. He contracted in 1907 with J. H. Summers and Sons to sell the latter his sawmill cut and his lumber at the yard.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson