Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-56
Corporate Name: Dominey Tie & Lumber
Local Name:
Owner Name: Jerry Dominey [Dominick]
Location: San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1970
End Year: 1980
Decades: -197-1979,1980-1989
Period of Operation: 1970s and 1980s
Town: San Augustine
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber and pallets
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Electric and diesel
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: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Jerry Dominey's lumber and pallet operation at San Augustine is listed in the 1987 Forest Products Industries in Texas. Ernest Nash remembers the owner's name as Jerry “ Dominick.” Nash recalled for V. L. Beasley that the mill itself ran during the 1970s and 1980s at a location about ten miles south of San Augustine.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson