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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: VZ-8
Corporate Name: McSpadden & Youngblood
Local Name:
Owner Name: McSpadden & Youngblood
Location: Edom, five or six miles southeast of current-day Edom
County: Van Zandt
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1856
End Year: 1856
Decades: 1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1856
Town: Southeast of present-day Edom
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: 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: None
Historicial Development: According to W. S. Mills, a McSpadden & Youngblood sawmill in 1856 was operating at Old Edom, five or six miles to the southeast of the site of current-day Edom. The mill may have been in Henderson County.
Research Date: MCJ 04-01-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson