Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-145
Corporate Name: N. G. Thomas
Local Name:
Owner Name: N. G. Thomas
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1869
End Year: 1870
Decades: 1860-1869,1870-1879
Period of Operation: 1869 to 1870
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 180,000 feet of lumber during the reporting period of the Census
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: N. G. Thomas, according to the 1870 census records, operated saw and grist mills, which were capitalized at $3000. He paid four men a total annual wage of $335 during the three months the mill operated. He had $1300 worth of raw materials and produced 180,000 feet of lumber for a production value of $1800.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson