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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-162
Corporate Name: J. W. Baggett
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Baggett. J. R. Morse.
Location: Bob Mills' place about twelve miles north of Nacogdoches
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1925
Town: Northwest of Nacogdoches
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Oak lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Ames 42-inch by 12-foot boiler and an Ames 9-inch by 10-inch steam engine
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: No. 2 Curtiss sawmill with a 3-block carriage, a 3-saw edger, a cut-off rig, ten mules, three 8-wheel Lindsey log wagons.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. R. Morse had an hardwood mill located on the Bob Mills' place, located in 1925 about twelve miles north of Nacogdoches. He sold the oak-lumber mill to J. W. Baggett for $10 and other considerations. The property included an Ames 42-inch by 12-foot boiler, an Ames 9-inch by 10-inch steam engine, a No. 2 Curtiss sawmill with a 3-block carriage, a 3-saw edger, a cut-off rig, ten mules, three 8-wheel Lindsey log wagons, and 30,000 feet of one-inch oak lumber at the mill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson