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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: LI-33
Corporate Name: George Hemnoff
Local Name:
Owner Name: George Hemnoff
Location: Dayton
County: Liberty
Years in Operation: 9 years
Start Year: 1899
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1890-1899,1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1899 to 1907
Town: Dayton
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 239 in 1905; 3000 in 1928; 1207 in 1934
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 only
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans, Trinity Valley & Northern Rwy, Southern Pacific, & Missouri Pacific.
Historicial Development: George Hemnoff's sawmill at Dayton recorded in the 1899 Liberty County tax roll 325 acres in the town of Liberty and t least 104 acres in Dayton, six horses and mules, twenty cattle, and a steam engine and boiler worth $30. It also appeared in the 1900 Liberty County census records and in the January 1907 published records of the Lumbermen's Credit Association.
Research Date: JKG 12-14-93, MCJ 03-14-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson