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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-84
Corporate Name: J. Dabney Day
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. Dabney Day. W. K. Menefee. J. T. Hall.
Location: E. P. Knight farm
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1919
End Year: 1919
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1919
Town: E. P. Knight farm
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
Power Source: 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: J. Dabney Day bought a sawmill from W. K. Menefee on June 2, 1919, the same day that Menefee bought it from J. T. Hall. The mill was located on the E. P. Knight farm, eighteen miles northwest of Lufkin.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson