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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-8
Corporate Name: Awtrey Fleming Daniel
Local Name:
Owner Name: Awtrey Fleming Daniel [William Fleming Daniel]
Location: Unknown location in Walker County
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1940
End Year: 1940
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: About 1940
Town: In Walker County
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished 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 and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Awtrey Fleming Daniel, son of William Fleming Daniel, the noted sawmiller of Cushing and Nivac, operated a sawmill and planer in Shiloh, Houston County, during the 1930s and 1940s, as well as other locations in the county. He moved his sawmill for a limited period of time to Walker County.
Research Date: MCJ 03-30-96
Prepared By: M Johnson