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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-38
Corporate Name: H. A. Snell
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. A. Snell
Location: Unknown
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Unknown
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: 30-horsepower 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: 800,000 feet during the reporting period of the Census
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: The H. A. Snell mill in Red River County was, during the 1870 Census, valued at $5,000, employed ten men which earned $3600 total in eight months. Raw materials included $5,000 in pine logs. The plant produced 800,000 feet of lumber valued at $16,000.
Research Date: MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson