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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-115
Corporate Name: J. T. Lewis
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. T. Lewis. G. T. Mitchell
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904 to 1907
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
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
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: According to San Augustine county records, on 1 February 1904 J. T. Lewis mortgaged to G. T. Mitchell for a #2 sawmill, a 48-inch circular saw, four oxen, a log wagon. In 1905, he was taxed on $200 worth of tools and $200 worth of engine.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson