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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-46
Corporate Name: C. A. Chambers
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. A. Chambers and L. E. Chambers
Location: On three acres of the Sam Love Grant in the Thomas Quevada League
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1887
End Year: 1888
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1887 to 1888
Town: On the Sam Love Grant
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
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: Kingsland & Ferguson sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: C. A. and L. E. Chambers bought a Kingsland & Ferguson sawmill in 1887. The mill was to be located on 125 acres in the Thomas Quevada League. C. A. Chambers, according to the 1888 Angelina County tax roll, was operating a sawmill with manufacturing tools worth $2.500.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson