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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-56
Corporate Name: Daniel Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Daniel Lumber Company (possibly Awtrey Fleming Daniel) [William Fleming Daniel]
Location: Willis
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1938
End Year: 1938
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: After 1938
Town: Willis
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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: Unknown
Produced:
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: The Daniel Lumber Company sawmill at Willis appeared in the Montgomery County History. This company may have had a connection with Awtrey Fleming Daniel, who was sawmilling in Houston County during the 1930s and possibly in Grimes County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson