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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-85
Corporate Name: J. E. Dorsett
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. E. Dorsett
Location: Kirkman Switch, on the Cotton Belt
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1924
End Year: 1924
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1924
Town: Kirkman Switch
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: J. E. Dorsett at Kirkman Switch was selling 8-feet lengths of lumber to Tilford-Hunt in 1924.
Research Date:
Prepared By: M. Johnson