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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-54
Corporate Name: Davis, Bobbitt, and Matthews
Local Name:
Owner Name: Davis, Bobbitt, and Matthews
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1908
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
Other
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
Produced:
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: Davis, Bobbitt, and Matthews on 8 December 1906 mortgaged to Dilley & Son $1298 for a steam engine, a boiler, saws, carriage, all belonging to one sawmill. The Bobbitt and Davis sawmill was taxed by the county in 1908 on tools, product, and boilers.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson