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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-64
Corporate Name: Earl Weaver
Local Name:
Owner Name: Earl Weaver
Location: San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1940s
Town: San Augustine
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: Gasoline
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: Earl Weaver, according to J. McSwain, was sawmilling in San Augustine during the 1940s. He may have moved some of this machinery to the San Augustine mill. Hayes Smith sold to Earl Weaver the Camp Worth Lumber Company sawmill and timber land in Shelby County for $10. Earl Weaver agreed to be responsible for the Camp Worth indebtedness.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson