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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-118
Corporate Name: McCall
Local Name:
Owner Name: McCall, later son D. D. McCall
Location: Pollok
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: Before 1885
Town: Pollok
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and cornmeal
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: Combination saw and grist mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: A McCall bought the mill and moved it before 1885, the year of the arrival of the railroad, near Pollok. This may have been the mill of E. B. or E. S McCall, both of whom operated mills in Angelina County in 1882 and 1883. See other McCall entries.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson