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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-35
Corporate Name: C. M. & G. B. Beard
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. M. & G. B. Beard
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and feed mill
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam engine and boiler
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: Winship sawmill and a 24-inch DeLoach corn mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: The Beards bought on a mortgage to G. S. Mansfield for $820 a complete Winship sawmill with a 38-inch by 10-foot stationary boiler and one 24-inch DeLoach corn mill. It was not uncommon for San Augustine millers to run multi-purpose milling businesses.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson