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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-97
Corporate Name: Joe Dunn
Local Name:
Owner Name: Joe Dunn
Location: Davisville on FM 2021 off Highway 59, near Redland
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: About
Town: Davisville, east of Redland
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 110 in 1910
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: Small cut
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: Joe Dunn operated a small mill at Davisville for several years.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson