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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-119
Corporate Name: J. W. Mitchell
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Mitchell
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles, lumber, cotton, cornmeal
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, cotton gin, grist mill, shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to San Augustine county records, J. W. Mitchell mortgaged for $3,060 a sawmill, a shingle machine, a grist mill, a cotton gin, a gin condenser, a gin feeder, two boilers, two engines, a feeder pump, four oxen, two mules, and a log wagon.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson