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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-235
Corporate Name: Smith & Adams Co
Local Name:
Owner Name: Smith & Adams Company with W. H. Smith, W. W. Adams, W. M. Tinkle, J. H. Tinkle, J. C. Tinkle.
Location: Five miles south of Garrison on the Garrett Vaught place
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1906
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1906
Town: South of Garrison
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: 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: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Smith & Adams Company contracted with Bank of Garrison to refinance its sawmill located about five miles south of Garrison. Property included a 42-inch by 10-foot Ames boiler, a 9-inch by 12-inchNagle steam engine, another engine and boiler, a Curtis No. 6 sawmill, and a three-saw edger. The Bank of Garrison, according to the filing recorded in the county Record of Contract Volume B, allowed J. H. Tinkle to lease the mill until December 31, 1906, at a per monthly rate of $125. The mill was located on the Garrett Vaught place.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson