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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-16
Corporate Name: Brazil D. Cline and J. M. Cline
Local Name:
Owner Name: Brazil D. Cline and J. M. Cline. W. F. Spiller. J. M. Cline may have been B. D. Cline's brother, Jesse.
Location: About one mile west of New Waverly of the Sleight land of the G. Sleight headright
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1886
End Year: 1886
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1886
Town: One mile west of New Waverly
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and railroad crossties
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
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
Historicial Development: Brazil D. Cline and J. M. Cline purchased a sawmill producing lumber and railroad crossties in Walker County in 1886, according to county records. W. F. Spiller, through his Trustee, Charles E. Pugh, accepted twenty-seven notes at $75 each, on September 16. The steam-powered sawmill was located about one mile west of New Waverly of the Sleight land of the G. Sleight headright.
Research Date: MCJ 03-30-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson