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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-169
Corporate Name: Jarrett Tie & Timber Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Jarrett Tie & Timber Co.
Location: Garrison
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 24 years
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1934 to 1957
Town: Garrison
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 350 in 1904, 530 in 1905, 1500 in 1928, 527 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties
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: 1934: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: Jarrett Tie & Timber Co was listed at Garrison in 1934. It was a retail ties operation with no yard. It appeared in 1957 in Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson