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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-133
Corporate Name: H. P. Matlock
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. P. Matlock
Location: Near Linn Flat
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900 to 1901
Town: Linn Flat
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 84 in 1905, 100 in 1906
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber, cornmeal, and cotton
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
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, grist mill, cotton gin
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: The Matlock mill was originally situated at Linn Flat, about two miles north of Trawick. A newspaper in 1901 carried an ad for the sale of a milling operation by H. P. Matlock. Located near Linn Flat, equipment and property consisted of 300 acres of land, a grist mill, a sawmill, and a cotton gin. Matlock was asking $2,400.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson