follow us on twitter   follow us on facebook  

Email Page Print Page

Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-38
Corporate Name: Camp Worth Logging Front
Local Name:
Owner Name: Camp Worth Logging Front of Frost Lumber Industries
Location: Camp Worth
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 14 years
Start Year: 1917
End Year: 1930
Decades: 1910-1919,1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: About 1917 to about 1930
Town: Camp Worth
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Sawtimber and sawlogs
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Animals and machines
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: Logging equipment
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Nacogdoches and South-Eastern, logging steam railroad of Frost-Johnson Lumber Company
Historicial Development: The Camp Worth logging front was established by the Frost-Johnson Lumber Company sometime around World War I, according to A. Hayes. He believed it lasted until the 1930s.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson