Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-58
Corporate Name: Dr. G. T. Mitchell
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dr. G. T. Mitchell
Location: San Augustine
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: San Augustine
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished 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: Proposed planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: The Nacogdoches newspaper reported that Dr. G. L. Mitchell of Denning had been placing large orders for machinery for his planned planing mill at San Augustine. He expected a milling boom at the latter site when it was reached by the railroad.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson