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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-124
Corporate Name: O. C. Lankford
Local Name:
Owner Name: O. C. Lankford
Location: Route 3 at Lufkin
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1966
End Year: 1966
Decades: -
Period of Operation: 1966
Town: Lufkin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and dressed lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
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: Lufkin
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: O. C. Lankford ran a small sawmill service at Lufkin in 1966, according to Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas 1966. Employing less than ten, the plant produced rough and dressed lumber.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson