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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-45
Corporate Name: Burkitt & Barnes
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. W. Burkitt and L. G. Barnes. D. J. Victorian.
Location: Shawnee Station, probably on Shawnee Creek
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1919
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1919 to 1921
Town: Shawnee Station
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Sawmill
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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: Lumber
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans (Southern Pacific)
Historicial Development: Angelina County records note that G. W. Burkitt and L. G. Barnes had sold a sawmill in September, 1919, to D. J. Victorian. On February 22, 1921, he sold it back to Burkitt & Barnes. The plant was located at Shawnee Station, which was probably located along Shawnee Creek. The area, at various periods, was known as Ozias and as Retrieve.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson