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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-75
Corporate Name: H. J. Matthews
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. J. Matthews
Location: Three or four miles from Huntington
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1860
End Year: 1860
Decades: 1860-1869
Period of Operation: 1860s
Town: Several miles from Huntington
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: According to Archie Birdsong Matthews, H. J. Matthews operated a steam circular sawmill three or four miles from Huntington in the 1860s.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson