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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-155
Corporate Name: J. L. Popp
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. L. Popp
Location: On Naconiche Creek
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1902
End Year: 1902
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1902
Town: On Naconiche
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Staves
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: Stave camp
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Nacogdoches Weekly Sentinel recorded in December 1902 that “J. P. Popp has just returned from a trip through the country in search of stave timber. He is putting in a stave camp on the Naconiche and will later on engage extensively in the stave business in East Texas.”
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson