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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-105
Corporate Name: Lankford & Aldridge
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. V. Lankford and M. V. Aldridge
Location: On C. B. Powell land in the G. Powell survey
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1917
End Year: 1917
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1917
Town: G. Powell 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: C. B. Powell owned and operated a small sawmill on his own land in the G. Powell Survey in 1917. He sold the plant that year to J. V. Lankford and M. V. Aldridge. Lankford & Sons were also sawmilling at Hoshall that same year.
Research Date: JKG 10-15-93, MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M Johnson