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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-21
Corporate Name: Charles A. Bacus
Local Name: Johnston Mill
Owner Name: Charles A. Bacus. G. W. Johnston
Location: Unknown
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1914
End Year: 1914
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1914
Town: Unknown
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: Charles A. Bacus bought the G. W. Johnston sawmill, including a steam engine, a boiler, a saw carriage and feed works, sawdogs, a saw frame, a circular saw, a log flipper, a planer/matcher and moulder, two log wagons, a blower, and a blacksmith shop.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson