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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-253
Corporate Name: W. A. Parrot & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. A. Parrot & Son
Location: Garrison
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Garrison
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 350 (1904), 530 in 1905; 1500 in 1928; 527 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine and hardwoods
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: Not listed
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: The W. A. Parrot & Son sawmill of 1934 may have evolved from the estate of R. T. Patterson, which included a circular sawmill located at Garrison in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson