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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WD-85
Corporate Name: R. B. Kuteman
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. B. Kuteman
Location: Mineola
County: Wood
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1893
End Year: 1893
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1893
Town: Mineola
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: 20,000
Capacity Comments: 20,000 daily in 1893
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific
Historicial Development: R. B. Kuteman was reported, in 1893, to be cutting 20,000 feet daily at Mineola. R. B. Quitman may be the same Quitman who was partnered with Cook in a small mill at Hawkins the same year. He had a second mill located about three and a half miles north of Mineola that was cutting 10,000 feet daily.
Research Date: MCJ 04-22-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson