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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-115
Corporate Name: Manning and Chapman
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. H. Chapman and probably W. W. Manning
Location: One-quarter mile east of Cotton Square at Lufkin
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1894
End Year: 1895
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1894 to 1895
Town: Lufkin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingles
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: Shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. H. Chapman was operating a shingle mill at Lufkin in 1894, with probably W. W. Manning as his partner. About 1891, W. L. Sisson and J. H. Chapman owned and operated a complete rural milling plant about seven miles east of Lufkin.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson