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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-99
Corporate Name: J. D. Fairchild
Local Name: Garrison
Owner Name: J. D. Fairchild
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: In July 1909 J. D. Fairchild mortgaged with G. C. Hanna $3000 for 550,000 feet of yellow pine lumber, located at Fairchild's sawmill. That year he was taxed by the county on his commissary, product, tools, and boilers.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson