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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-6
Corporate Name: Beverly & Shelton
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. P. Beverly & J. B. Shelton. F. P. Beverly
Location: Westcott or Collwood Switch, about three miles south of Shepherd
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1922
End Year: 1923
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1922 to 1923
Town: South of Shepherd
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Gum ties and yellow pine 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: Beverly owned a sawmill on land of the Uriah Gibson survey at either Westcott or Collwood Switch, about three miles south of Shepherd, according to San Jacinto County chattel documents, in 1922. The following year, Beverly took Shelton as a partner J. B. Shelton.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson