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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AN-33
Corporate Name: J. L. Montgomery
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. L. Montgomery
Location: Four miles south of Denson Springs
County: Anderson
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: South of Denson Springs
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam engine and boiler
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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. L. Montgomery was operating a sawmill south of Denson Springs in 1915, when it was seized by Sheriff D. H. Guinn and auctioned for $750 to Charles Kennedy of Guaranty State Bank of Grapeland, Texas. Equipment included a boiler, an engine, a carriage, a three-saw edger, two cutoff saws, a planer, carriage and feed works,and two log wagons.
Research Date: MCJ 03-06-96
Prepared By: M Johnson