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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-1
Corporate Name: A. G. McMayon
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. George McMayon
Location: A mile and a half from Oakhurst
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1946
End Year: 1947
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1946 to 1947
Town: Near Oakhurst
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: 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: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: A. G. McMayon mortgaged to First State Bank in Trinity his portable sawmill located a mile and a half from Oakhurst, in 1946. That same year he mortgaged three horses, seven mules, four oxen, and a truck and trailer to the Bank. He mortgaged out a truck and trailer to Ray Niederhofer on November 10, 1946, apparently helping Niederhofer to get a start in the logging business. McMayon was mortgaging with Trinity State Bank at Trinity, in January, 1947, for another truck and trailer.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson