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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-194
Corporate Name: W. E. Hines
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. E. Hines.
Location: Bland Lake, three miles north of San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: Bland Lake
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: Santa Fe
Historicial Development: For $165, in 1921, J. L. Phelps bought this small sawmill from W. E. Hines at Bland Lake; the mill would have to be moved, probably to McElroy Switch.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson