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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TI-13
Corporate Name: George Royden Ogletree
Local Name:
Owner Name: George Royden Ogletree
Location: Talco
County: Titus
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1920
Decades: 1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1915 to the 1920s
Town: Talco
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood 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: 6000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 6,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Paris & Mt Pleasant
Historicial Development: G. R. Ogletree was reported to be daily cutting 6,000 feet of hardwood lumber at Talco in 1915. He had operated a sawmill at Shepherd before coming to Talco and would later move his operations to Livingston.
Research Date: MCJ 04-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson