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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-20
Corporate Name: B. F. Sharp
Local Name:
Owner Name: B. F. Sharp. J. O. Payne.
Location: Near San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: Near 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: 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: Curtis sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: According to San Augustine County bill of sale records, J. O. Payne sold to B. F. Sharp for $1,250 an Atlas steam engine, a boiler, and a Curtis sawmill, located near San Augustine.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson