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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-106
Corporate Name: J. M. Price Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. M. Price Lumber Company. Foley Planing Mills Company
Location: San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1908 to 1910
Town: San Augustine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Dressed 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: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Southern Industrial and Lumber Review in March 1909 reported that the J. M. Price Lumber Company had changed its name from the Foley Planing Mills Company at San Augustine. The planing mill was handling the cut of smaller mills. Capital stock was increased from $10,000 to $15,000.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson