Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-207
Corporate Name: Norman Garrett
Local Name:
Owner Name: Norman Garrett
Location: Box 154, Garrison
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1956
End Year: 1958
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1956 to 1958
Town: Garrison
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 966 in 1950
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Crossties, poles, and switch 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Norman Garrett, according to the Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958, operated a sawmill at Garrison that manufactured crossties, switch ties, and poles.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson