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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TY-8
Corporate Name: Big Tree Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Big Tree Lumber Company.
Location: Hampton
County: Tyler
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: Hampton
Company Town: 2
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
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
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: An advertisement in the November 20, 1902, Southern Industrial and Lumber Review listed Big Tree Lumber Company mills at Hampton, Texas, and Rose Pine, Louisiana. Big Tree Lumber Company later ran a sawmill in Walker County, at Alonzo.
Research Date: JKG 12-20-93, MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson