Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-74
Corporate Name: Felix Leach
Local Name:
Owner Name: Felix Leach
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: -
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
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: 15-horsepower Fairbanks Morse gasoline engine
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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: For $250, in 1921, Leach bought “a small sawmill complete that is run by a Gasoline Engine.”
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson