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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MS-12
Corporate Name: Eugene Hall
Local Name:
Owner Name: Eugene Hall
Location: Daingerfield
County: Morris
Years in Operation: 7 years
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1928 to 1934
Town: Daingerfield
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1000 in 1905, 4,000 in 1928; 1000 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine and hardwood lumber; shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with planing mill, dry kilns, trimmers and edgers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas
Historicial Development: Eugene Hall operated a circular sawmill and planing mill at Daingerfield from at least 1928 to 1934, producing rough and finished lumber and shingles from pine and hardwoods.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson