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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-30
Corporate Name: J. H. Saxon
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Saxon
Location: Peach, fourteen miles from Winnsboro
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1870
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1870
Town: Peach
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cornmeal
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably water
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 grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: J. H. Saxon had a sawmill at Peach about 1870, according to Webb in the Handbook of Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson