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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-64
Corporate Name: E. J. Crain
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. J. Crain with W. W. Manning as Trustee
Location: On the Antonio Chevans survey
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1883
End Year: 1883
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1883
Town: Antonio Chevans survey
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
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Probably near the Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: Angelina County Deeds of Trust note that E. J Crain, in 1883, bought a sawmill outfit located in Polk County. W. W. Manning served as Trustee for the sale. Crain was supposed to move the sawmill to the Antonio Chevans survey.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson