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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-2
Corporate Name: A. T. Carlisle & Brother
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. T. Carlisle & Brother
Location: Pine Mills, on Big Sandy Creek
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Pine Mills, earlier Liberty Hill
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 276 in 1905
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: 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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern and Missouri, Kansas & Pacific at Mineola
Historicial Development: Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association, January 1905 listed this mill, and again in 1907. Pine Mills, earlier known as Liberty Hill, is located in eastern Wood County on Big Sandy Creek. In the 1870s, R. B. Kreitman operated a sawmill at Pine Mills. By 1885, the community had two sawmills, several stores, two gins, and a post office.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson