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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-167
Corporate Name: James M. Greene
Local Name:
Owner Name: James M. Greene
Location: South end of Nacogdoches
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Nacogdoches
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Finished lumber
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: Hall & Brown planer/matcher
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas. Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: James [John M.] Greene mortgaged his planing mill at the south end of Nacogdoches to Stone Fort National Bank in 1907. The steam-powered machinery ran a Hall & Brown planer/matcher. This may have been the Nacogdoches Crate & Basket Factory.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson