Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-19
Corporate Name: D. W. Simmons
Local Name:
Owner Name: D. W. Simmons
Location: 200 acres on the James Haney survey
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1899
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1899
Town: Unknown
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: 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: Mill machinery
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: On the 1899 county tax roll, Simmons was rendered for taxation on four horses or mules, ten cattle, one wagon, and a steam engine and boiler worth $300.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M Johnson