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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MS-8
Corporate Name: Connor Brothers
Local Name:
Owner Name: Connor Brothers
Location: Daingerfield
County: Morris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Daingerfield
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1000 in 1905, 4,000 in 1928; 1000 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine lumber
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: 20000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with trimmers and edgers.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas (later Louisiana and Arkansas)
Historicial Development: Connor Brothers operated a circular sawmill at Daingerfield in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson