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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: FS-1
Corporate Name: Roger Young, Jr.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Roger Young, Jr.
Location: Fairfield
County: Freestone
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1966
Town: Fairfield
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood rough lumber and crossties
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: This sawmill probably evolved from the Roger Young sawmill in Oakwood in 1950. It was operating at Fairfield in 1966 with more than twenty-five workers.
Research Date: MCJ 04-15-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson