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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-52
Corporate Name: Cousins and Lawrence
Local Name:
Owner Name: Cousins and Lawrence
Location: Rebecca, near the Sabine County line
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906 to 1907
Town: Rebecca
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
Other
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 15000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet
Produced:
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: The Cousins & Lawrence sawmill at Rebecca in San Augustine County, near the Sabine County line, was listed in the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review on September 6, 1906.
Research Date: JKG, 8-20-93 MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson