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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-117
Corporate Name: J. W. Baggett
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Baggett. Walter and Molly Richey. G. B. Snelberg.
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: 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: Gasoline
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: On 3 April 1909 Walter and Molly Richey mortgaged $325 with G. B. Snelberg for a 12-horsepower gasoline engine, a complete sawmill, and all of the lumber already sawn or to be sawn. On 13 September 1909, J. W. Baggett mortgaged for Walter Richey's sawmill, including a 15-horsepower Harvester gasoline engine, the sawmill with its carriage, and two lumber buggies.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson