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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-36
Corporate Name: Felder sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Felder sawmill
Location: Unknown
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1916
End Year: 1916
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: About 1916
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 1
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: Unknown
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: Vernon L. Beasley's oral interview with Drayton Speights, of Hemphill, Texas, revealed that a Felder sawmill existed in Sabine County about 1916. The sawmill had a small company town as well.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson