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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-195
Corporate Name: W. H. Harris
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. H. Harris. A. W. and A. F. Beckham.
Location: Six and three-quarter miles east on the San Augustine and East Hamilton road
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1894
End Year: 1894
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1894
Town: East of 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: 20-horsepower steam engine
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: None
Historicial Development: W. H. Harris bought on a mortgage to A. W. & A. F. Beckham a sawmill, including a log wagon and cut-off saw, and two yokes of oxen.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson