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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-88
Corporate Name: J. M. Clegg
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. M. Clegg
Location: In the county
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1941
End Year: 1941
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1941
Town: In the county
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
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: Probably gasoline or diesel
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: Angelina & Neches
Historicial Development: Clegg, as an independent contractor, did sawmilling for Angelina County Lumber Company. Company records note that he received $18 per 1,000 feet of lumber delivered for an order of up to 75,000 feet. Company notes reveal that Clegg had “a small rig [with a] 2 block carriage [,] no trimmers, makes good Lbr.”
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson