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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-76
Corporate Name: Benefield & Flornoy [Flournoy]
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. W. Benefield & J. T. Flornoy [Flournoy]
Location: Spanish Bluff, twelve miles southwest of Nacogdoches on the Angelina River
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1918
End Year: 1918
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1918
Town: Spanish Bluff, near Nacogdoches
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
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
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 sawmill of Benefield & Flornoy, according to county records, was located at Spanish Bluff. In 1918, it was milling lumber for Tilford-Hunt Lumber Company.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson