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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-196
Corporate Name: M. Peterson
Local Name:
Owner Name: Murf Peterson
Location: Five miles west 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: In 1919, Peterson's sawmill was moved from its location about five and a half miles north of Appleby in 1919, according to county records, to the west of Appleby. The lumber yard remained at the Switch near Appleby.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson