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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-119
Corporate Name: W. A. Millikien
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. A. Millikien
Location: New Waverly
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1925
Town: New Waverly
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
Power Source: 42-inch by 14-ft steam boiler and a steam engine.
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 with its carriage and set work, an 8-wheel wagon, one two-saw trimmer, and an edger.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: W. A. Millikien operated a sawmill at New Waverly in 1925. He defaulted on his note to the First National Bank of Huntsville. T. A. Millikien, acting as trustee, sold the mill for $200 at the courthouse on December 1, 1925 to the highest bid. Equipment included the sawmill with its carriage and set work, an 8-wheel wagon, one 42-inch by 14-ft steam boiler, one two-saw trimmer, an edger, and a steam engine.
Research Date: MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson