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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SM-75
Corporate Name: Tyler Planing Mill Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. J. White and J. M. Coburn of the Tyler Planing Mill Company
Location: Tyler
County: Smith
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Tyler
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 8,069 in 1905
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: Probably 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern; St. Louis & Southwestern
Historicial Development: The Tyler Planing Mill Company's letterhead in 1907 advertised the company as “Dealers in Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Mouldings, Etc.Screens Made to Order a SpecialtyGeneral Mill Work.” During April of that year, the Tyler Planing Mill Company furnished the Angelina County Lumber Company with a order of painted screens.
Research Date: JKG 12-9-93, MCJ 04-17-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson