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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-89
Corporate Name: J. T. Hall
Local Name: Hickory Jones
Owner Name: J. T. Hall.
Location: Three miles north of Pollok and five miles east of Wells
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: J. T. Hall, who had earlier sold a mill in the area to W. K. Menefee in 1919, was selling lumber from the Hickory Jones sawmill to Chicago Lumber and Coal Company. County records locate the mill three miles north of Pollok and five miles east of Wells, which would place the mill very close to Dan Branch of Bowman Creek.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson