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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-15
Corporate Name: Charles Wilson
Local Name:
Owner Name: Charles Wilson
Location: 900 acres in the town of Liberty
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1899
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1899
Town: Liberty
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: 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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: On the 1899 Liberty county tax roll, Wilson was rendered for taxation on five horses or mules, four cattle, four hogs, three wagons, $100 in manufacturing tools, and $300 worth in a steam engine and boiler.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M Johnson