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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-160
Corporate Name: J. S. Miller
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. S. Miller
Location: On Miller's Road between Sterne/Appleby and Stoker
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: Somewhere on Miller's Road
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Newspaper reports imply that J. S. Miller had a sawmill somewhere between the Sterne/Appleby region and Stoker. On 2 April 1902, a newspaper article noted that livestock, such as sheep, hogs and goats might roam free “beginning at the crossing of Sterne road and Appleby and Miller's road, near Bethel Church.” A week later the newspaper reported that J. S. Miller had left the sawmill and had gone to farming.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson