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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-111
Corporate Name: E. W. Dunn
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. W. Dunn
Location: On twenty leased acres of R. Tuller, three and a half miles northwest of Cushing
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Northwest of Cushing
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: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: E. W. Dunn, according to Nacogdoches County deed of trust record, had a sawmill plant located about three and a half miles northwest of Cushing in 1905. During December of that year, S. T. King conveyed to W. G. Ratcliff, an attorney, for $3,000 an one-half interest in the E. W. Dunn plant. Property included twenty leased acres, twenty-eight oxen, four mules, six log wagons, a road wagon, and the sawmill plant.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson