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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-221
Corporate Name: R. L. Liles
Local Name:
Owner Name: R. L. Liles
Location: Trawick
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1903
End Year: 1903
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1903
Town: Trawick
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: Probably Texas and New Orleans
Historicial Development: The Nacogdoches Weekly Sentinel reported on 7 January that “R. L. Liles, a prominent mill man of Trawick, is in the city today” This is the earliest mention of a mill near the Trawick area in the county newspaper.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson