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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-31
Corporate Name: A. D. Eglin Tie Camp
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. D. Eglin Tie Camp
Location: Near Huntington
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1903
End Year: 1903
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1903
Town: Near Huntington
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Oak ties
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: Tie camp and mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans at Huntington
Historicial Development: A. D. Eglin operated a tie camp and mill near Huntington in 1903. The Nacogdoches newspapers carried adds by Eglin soliciting for teams to haul oak ties. The superintendent was R. O. Baker, of Huntington.
Research Date: MCJ 01-16-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson