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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-195
Corporate Name: M. Peterson
Local Name:
Owner Name: Murf Peterson
Location: Five and a half miles north of Appleby
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1919
End Year: 1919
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1919
Town: North of Appleby
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: 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
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: Peterson's sawmill was located five and a half miles north of Appleby in 1919, according to county records. By September, the mill had moved to the west of Appleby, but the lumber yard remained at the Switch near Appleby.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson