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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: GG-2
Corporate Name: A. E. Morgan
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. E. Morgan
Location: Longview: Northcutt and Methvin streets
County: Gregg
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Longview
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 3591 in 1905; 9,000 in 1928; 5036 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 25000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 25,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & Pacific, International & Great Northern, Gulf, Coast & Santa Fe
Historicial Development: A. E. Morgan was operating a circular sawmill and planing mill at Longview in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 04-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson