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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-13
Corporate Name: D. H. Lewis
Local Name:
Owner Name: D. H. Lewis. W. T and Joe Slotowski
Location: On H. E. Lewis land
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1920 to 1925
Town: On H. E. Lewis land
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, cotton, and cornmeal
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Probably 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, gin, and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Slotowskis mortgaged to New Waverly State Bank in 1920 for a sawmill and a cotton gin on property belonging to H. E. Lewis. D. H. Lewis mortgaged to W. T. Slotowski for a complete sawmill, gin, and grist mill on January 15, 1925, and located on the property of H. E. Lewis. Other property included a four-room house, horse lots, and cribs.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson