Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-71
Corporate Name: J. W. Wallace
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Wallace
Location: Rosewood, about ten miles west of Gilmer, on the Texas Southern Railroad
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Rosewood
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 100 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas Southern (became Marshall & East Texas in 1909)
Historicial Development: J. W. Wallace's sawmill at Rosewood appeared in the January 1907 published records of the Lumbermen's Credit Association.
Research Date: JKG 12-3-93, MCJ 3-30-94
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson