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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-11
Corporate Name: Baggett Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Baggett Mill. C. W. Marshall & J. W. Baggett.
Location: Goodhope, five miles north of San Augustine
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 17 years
Start Year: 1890
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1890-1899,1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1890 to 1906
Town: Goodhope
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
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: #0 DeLoach sawmill, using one 42-inch solid-tooth saw and one 42-inch inserted-tooth saw.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Baggett Mill operated at Goodhope, five miles north of San Augustine and just south of the Shelby County line from about 1890 to 1900, according to Maxie Martin. In 1906,the sawmill company had the name of Marshall & Baggett and was operating in Shelby County with a #0 DeLoach sawmill, using one 42-inch solid-tooth saw and one 42-inch inserted-tooth saw.
Research Date: MCJ 11-17-94
Prepared By: M. Johnson