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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-85
Corporate Name: H. H. Head
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. H. Head. J. O. Payne. B. Henry.
Location: Eight miles south (1921), eleven miles south (1923) and one-half mile south (1924) of San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1924
End Year: 1924
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1924
Town: 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: Probably 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: Buster Henry earlier sold this mill to J. O. Payne. In April 1924, J. O. Payne sold his entire sawmill plant to H. H. Head for $425. The equipment included an engine, boiler, carriage, saw, cut-off saws, saw frame, all pulleys and belts.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson