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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-44
Corporate Name: George H. Baird and James M. Davis
Local Name:
Owner Name: George H. Baird and James M. Davis
Location: Pulvador grant, near Shady Grove
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909 (intermediate date)
Town: Near Shady Grove
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and shingles
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 and shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to "This Everlasting Sand Bed": Cultural Resources Investigations at the Texas Big Sandy Project, Wood and Upshur Counties, Texas, George H. Baird and James M. Davis owned a sawmill near the Shady Grove area in 1909.
Research Date: JKG 12-3-93
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson