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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-48
Corporate Name: Carrol Allen
Local Name:
Owner Name: Carrol Allen
Location: Lufkin
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 11 years
Start Year: 1960
End Year: 1970
Decades: 1960-1969,1970-1979
Period of Operation: 1960s and 1970s
Town: Lufkin
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Dimension, studs; highway stakes, ladder stock, pallets, prefab housing components, trusses.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Electric
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 40000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 40,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill with a scragg, chipper
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Carrol Allen directed a forest products manufacturing operation at Lufkin during the 1960s and 1970s. Working with pine, it produced dimension and studs and manufactured a variety of products. The plant included a bark product plant.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson