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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-25
Corporate Name: Bill Wimberley
Local Name:
Owner Name: Bill Wimberley
Location: Eight miles south of San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1960
End Year: 1960
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1960s
Town: South of San Augustine
Company Town: 0
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
Other
Power Source: 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: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Ernest Nash told Vernon L. Beasley that Bill Wimberley operated a diesel-powered sawmill eight miles south of San Augustine during the 1960s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson