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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-149
Corporate Name: J. J. Bonner Timber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Bonner Timber Company. Joe Adone.
Location: LaNana Station
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1900
End Year: 1900
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1900
Town: LaNana Station
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 150 by 1895; 104 in 1906
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: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Small
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Joe Adone had a small sawmill near LaNana Station before 1900 in Nacogdoches County. J. J. Bonner Timber Co bought it in 1900. The plant had a small three-quarter of a mile tram for switching cars from the mill onto the tracks of the Houston East & West Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson