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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-264
Corporate Name: William Fleming Daniel
Local Name:
Owner Name: William Fleming Daniel [Awtrey Fleming Daniel]
Location: Cushing
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 22 years
Start Year: 1903
End Year: 1924
Decades: 1900-1909,1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1903 to 1924
Town: Cushing
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: Planing mill and lumber yard
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans Railroad
Historicial Development: The planing mill for the various lumber operations in Nacogdoches County by William Fleming Daniel and Awtrey Fleming Daniel was located at Cushing along the tracks of the Texas & New Orleans. In 1923, H. J. Musick, from a Cherokee County lumber-owning family, wrote his agent requesting a proposed lease on the Daniel Lumber Company lumber yard at Cushing.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson