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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-33
Corporate Name: C. E. Thomas
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. E. Thomas
Location: Different locations southwest of San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906 to 1908
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: 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: C. E. Thomas mortgaged with J. L. Thomas for $1534 a sawmill with machinery, located on the A. T. Polk land, about four and a half miles southwest of San Augustine. C. E. Thomas was taxed by the county on tools and boilers in 1907 and on product and tools in 1908. C. E. Thomas mortgaged with Dilley for $325 for an Ames boiler 44-inch by 10-foot boiler. On 1 January 1908, C. E. Thomas mortgaged with Tucker Sharp 20,000 feet of lumber at the Thomas's sawmill, located about five and a half miles from San Augustine on Mrs. Lester's land.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson