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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-110
Corporate Name: Sawyer & Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Sawyer & Company. E. M. B. Sawyer?
Location: South of the Trinity River, on the Houston East & West Texas
County: !Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
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: Probably 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: Houston East and West Texas
Historicial Development: The firm of Sawyer and Company operated a sawmill on the Houston East and West Texas, south of the Trinity River, in 1880. This Sawyer may be E. M. B. Sawyer who had a sawmill located on the Trinity River in Liberty County from 1876 to 1878.
Research Date: JKG 12-14-93, MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson