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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RU-29
Corporate Name: Clinton-Phillips
Local Name:
Owner Name: Clinton-Phillips
Location: Brachfield on the Douglas Bunn corner
County: Rusk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: Unknown
Town: Brachfield
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: According to the The Heritage of Rusk County, Texas, the earliest sawmill at Brachfield was the Clinton-Phillips operation. It was located on the Douglas Bunn property, where later the last sawmill at Brachfield, Jones and Fears, operated in the 1940s and 1950s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson