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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-49
Corporate Name: Howard Cassidy
Local Name:
Owner Name: Howard Cassidy
Location: Eight miles from Hemphill on County Road 944
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: Early 1940s
Town: Eight miles from Hemphill
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and ties
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: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: An oral interview with Mrs. Arbie McGraw, long-time resident of Sabine County, revealed that the Howard Cassidy sawmill operated during the early 1940s in Sabine County. It was located on County Road 944, about eight miles from Hemphill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson