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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-6
Corporate Name: A. O. Zylks
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. O. Zylks. M. M. Ferrel.
Location: Two miles west of Japan, between Pauli and Porter
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Two miles west of Japan
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood 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: Texas & New Orleans, earlier Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: A. O. Zylks, of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, bought the sawmill of M. M. Ferrel, located two miles west of Japan.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson