Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-59
Corporate Name: Dr. McLemore [Mackemore]
Local Name:
Owner Name: Dr. McLemore [Mackemore]
Location: Three miles west of San Augustine on Highway 21
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 17 years
Start Year: 1980
End Year: 1996
Decades: 1980-1989,1990-1999
Period of Operation: Later 1980s to 1996
Town: West of San Augustine
Company Town: 0
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: Electric or 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: None
Historicial Development: Weldon Beasley in an interview with Vernon L. Beasley reported that a Dr. McLemore had an electric, circular sawmill about three miles west of San Augustine on Highway 21. This is a one-man business. Ernest Nash identified the owner as Dr. Mackemore and that he used diesel-powered equipment.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M Johnson