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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-163
Corporate Name: King & Day
Local Name:
Owner Name: King and Day. Carson, Morris, and Co, with Alfred Morris.
Location: Willis
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1895
End Year: 1895
Decades: 1890-1899
Period of Operation: 1895
Town: Willis
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 832 in 1906
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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: Morris, Carson Co of Willis had a sawmill at Willis in 1895. J. W. Tomlinson, the company's trustee, sold the sawmill, a boiler, a steam engine, a grist mill, and cotton gin on August 3, 1895, to King and Day.
Research Date: MCJ 03-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson