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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-115
Corporate Name: Enoch Spivey
Local Name:
Owner Name: Enoch Spivey
Location: Unknown
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1849
End Year: 1850
Decades: 1840-1849,1850-1859
Period of Operation: 1849 to the 1850s
Town: Unknown
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: Water
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: 150,000 feet of lumber during the reporting period of the Census
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: According to census records, Enoch Spivey ran a water-powered sawmill in Nacogdoches County in 1850. He had $2000 invested in the mill, and employed two hands. He paid $40 per month in wages, and produced 150,000 feet of lumber during the census year.
Research Date: JKG 9-20-93, M. Johnson 02-10-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson