Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HO-12
Corporate Name: Austin Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: P. D. and B. B. Austin
Location: Cut
County: Houston
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1916
End Year: 1916
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1916
Town: Cut
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and 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: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Austin Brothers owned and operated a steam-powered sawmill and planing mill at Cut, in Houston County. In 1916, they sold the mill. Equipment included a boiler, an engine, a planer, an edger, two log wagons, one blacksmith shop, which located at Cut.
Research Date: MCJ 02-20-96
Prepared By: M Johnson