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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-43
Corporate Name: Chambers Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Chambers Mill
Location: Twelve miles south of San Augustine on Highway 1751
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1939
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1930-1939,1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1939 to 1940
Town: South 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: Unknown
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: Shirley Lewis in an interview with Vernon L. Beasley reported that she remembered that a sawmill known as the Chambers Mill was located in 1939 and 1940 about twelve miles south of San Augustine on Highway 1751.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson