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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-34
Corporate Name: C. F. Forse
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. F. Forse
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1905
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Railroad ties
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: Tie mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: C. F. Forse mortgaged all his railroad ties made by him for the Santa Fe or for Kirby Lumber Company. The ties were located along the right-of-way of the Santa Fe in San Augustine County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson