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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-9
Corporate Name: C. F. Brown
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. F. Brown
Location: Dayton
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1901
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1901
Town: Dayton
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 239 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
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: Trinity Valley & Northern Rwy, Southern Pacific, & Missouri Pacific.
Historicial Development: Lumber news notes from the Southern Industrial and Lumber Review reported that C. F. Brown had erected a sawmill at Dayton, Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M Johnson