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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SB-86
Corporate Name: Ernest and Hillary Smith
Local Name:
Owner Name: Ernest and Hillary Smith
Location: Fairdale
County: Sabine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1930
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1930s
Town: Near Hemphill
Company Town: 0
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
Other
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
Produced:
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: Winfred Emer, long-time resident of Sabine County, recalled that Ernest and Hillary Smith owned and operated a gasoline-powered sawmill at Fairdale during the 1930s. A store was attached to the mill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson