Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-20
Corporate Name: Devers Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: George Ewing, S. R. Buchanan, Alexander Hudson
Location: Devers
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900 to 1901
Town: Devers
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: Probably 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: The Texas & New Orleans Railroad granted the right to Devers Lumber Company to cut all marketable timber on its right-of-way that the Devers' logging teams could reach.
Research Date: MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson