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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-18
Corporate Name: Adkins Sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Adkins Sawmill
Location: Five miles north of San Augustine on Highway 96
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1993
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1993 to 1996
Town: North of San Augustine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Posts and lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Electric and diesel
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: None
Historicial Development: Weldon Beasley, in an oral interview with Vernon L. Beasley, noted the Adkins tie mill, starting up in 1993, is five miles north of San Augustine on Highway 96, which mills ties and lumber. The company has two sites, the one above and another that cuts ties only.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96, LT 07-31-93
Prepared By: L Turner, M Johnson