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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-37
Corporate Name: Allen Stud Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Allen Stud Mill, a division of Allen Associates, in Lufkin
Location: Pollok
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1964
End Year: 1964
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1964
Town: Pollok
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine studs and pulpwood chips
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: 1964: Projected 50,000 board feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Scragg operation with a sawmill, planer mill, and barker, edger, planer, chipper
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Historicial Development: Allen Stud Mill, located at Pollok, thirteen miles northwest of Lufkin on the Cotton Belt, was a division of Carroll Allen, a former vice president and director of Temple Industries. On thirty acres, in 1964, were constructed a sawmill, office building, ship, a storeroom, a planer mill, and lumber and storage yard. He employed approximately twenty personnel. By September, 1965, the mill was shipping yellow pine studs as far as Ohio.
Research Date: MCJ 01-09-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson