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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-19
Corporate Name: B. C. Brooks
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. C. Broocks
Location: Six miles northeast on the San Augustine and East Hamilton roads
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1896
End Year: 1896
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1896
Town: Northeast of San Augustine
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: Steam
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: None
Historicial Development: B. C. Broocks bought on a mortgage to M. L. Broocks for $500 a sawmill, including a steam engine and boiler, another boiler, log wagon and chains.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson