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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-35
Corporate Name: Elliott's Agri-Service, Inc.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Weldon Elliott
Location: Pineland and Yellowpine
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 17 years
Start Year: 1980
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: 1980 to 1996
Town: Pineland
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pulpwood chips, compost, and pine board
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Electric
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and compost
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Elliott's Agri-Service is listed in the 1987 Forest Products Industries in Texas. Drayton Speights claims that the mill makes pulpwood chips from pine bark, waste, shavings, etc. Weldon Beasley reports that the mill harvests dead pine trees and operates twenty-four hours a day. The sawmill sells its product all over the state. The mill was originally at Yellowpine.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson