Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-184
Corporate Name: L. C. Bailey
Local Name:
Owner Name: L. C. Bailey
Location: At or near Appleby
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: Appleby
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 200 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties
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: Tie mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: In November 1902, L. C. Bailey was in the tie-making business at Appleby. He was having trouble getting enough rail cars for carrying his product.
Research Date: LAT 08-08-93, JKG 12-15-93, MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: L. Turner, J. Gerland, M. Johnson