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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TY-3
Corporate Name: Allison & Pope Lumber Company
Local Name: Hillister
Owner Name: Allison & Pope Lumber Company. Pope Lumber Company.
Location: Hillister, four miles north of Warren on the Southern Pacific
County: Tyler
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Hillister, north of Warren
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 200 in 1928; 72 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shortleaf yellow pine and hardwoods
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: 15000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 15,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with edgers and trimmers
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: Allison & Pope Lumber was listed in the Southern Lumberman's Directory of American Saw Mills and Planing Mills at Hillister in 1928. This is also referred to as the Pope Lumber Company in the trade journal.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M Johnson