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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: VZ-1
Corporate Name: E. W. Tull & Bro.
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. W. Tull & Bro.
Location: Unknown
County: Van Zandt
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 0
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: 5-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: 30,000 feet of lumber during the reporting period
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: The Tull & Bro sawmill operation, estimated at a value of $1000, manufactured 30,000 feet of lumber worth $450. Raw materials included $700 worth in logs. Four men were employed for one week at a total wage of $28.
Research Date: MCJ 04-01-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson