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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-2
Corporate Name: G. D. Thadwest and C. D. Relbon
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. D. Thadwest and C. D. Relbon
Location: In the county
County: San Augustine?Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1944
End Year: 1944
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1944
Town: In the county
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planer
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: San Augustine County records reveal that in 1944, Thadwest and Relbon, for $10,000, bought from Cotton Belt State Bank, a Corley sawmill with edger, wood planer, a wagon, a 1941 truck, trailer, livestock, etc.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson