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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-50
Corporate Name: H. L. Millikien
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. L. Millikien. D. H. Durden
Location: On the Phil Berkley tract three miles south of Montgomery
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1923
End Year: 1923
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1923
Town: Three miles south of Montgomery
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 engine and boiler
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, carriage with blocks and set works, saws, belting, and logging equipment
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: H. L. Millikien bought a sawmill for $1,800 from D. H. Durden in June, 1923. The facility was located three miles south of Montgomery. This may be the H. L. Millikien, or a member of his family, who had been sawmilling in Walker County at the turn of the century.
Research Date: JKG 11-11-93, MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson