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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-146
Corporate Name: J. D. Davis
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. D. Davis
Location: Douglass
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Douglass
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 300 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwoods and shortleaf yellow pine; crossties
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: 15000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill, planing mill, edgers, trimmers, dry kilns
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific at Nacogdoches
Historicial Development: J. D. Davis operated a small circular sawmill at Douglas.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson