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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-41
Corporate Name: Cass Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cass Lumber Company with perhaps some involvement with J. J. Bland of San Augustine.
Location: San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1906
Town: San Augustine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Manufactured 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: Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: J. J. Bland of San Augustine was in control of Cass Lumber Company. He operated mills at Steep Creek, San Augustine, and Bland Lake, all in the county along the tracks of the Gulf, Coloraod & Santa Fe. A Cass Lumber Company mill was in operation at San Augustine in 1905 to 1906. The company had a steam logging tram road.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson