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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-39
Corporate Name: Caney Creek Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Caney Creek Lumber Company
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 16 years
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1923
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1908 to 1923
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: Sawmill with inserted tooth saws, a Dixie trimsaw, Dixie edger
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: On October 12, 1923, Caney Creek bought from C. W. Boon, Trustee (for Bailey, Rawls & Rawls, Lynch?), for $630 the above-listed saws, and two split pulleys (48-inch by 10-foot and 36-inch by 6-foot) for boilers.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson