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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-134
Corporate Name: S. G. Turner
Local Name:
Owner Name: S. G. Turner. A. Foster.
Location: Near Manning
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1919
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915 to 1919
Town: Manning
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Four houses
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Shreveport, Houston & Gulf
Historicial Development: The Abe Foster sawmill and planing mill was forced into a public sale. It was bought, in February, 1915, by S. G. Turner, of Jackson, Missouri, for $5,500. Tenant housing included an eight-room house, a four-room house, and ten two-room houses.
Research Date: JKG 10-15-93, MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson