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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-76
Corporate Name: H. P. Mott & Hensarling
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. P. Mott & Hensarling
Location: Known as Mott: John Palmer Grant, near the Angelina River in southeast of county
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1883
End Year: 1883
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1883
Town: Known as Mott: John Palmer Grant
Company Town: 1
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
Power Source: Probably 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: H. P. Mott & Hensarling owned a sawmill in Angelina County in 1883. They possessed $1,400 in manufacturing tools. The Land of the Little Angel notes from Webb that Mott was a sawmill community in Angelina County during the 1880s.
Research Date: JKG 2-15-94, MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson