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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-113
Corporate Name: M. E. Crow
Local Name:
Owner Name: M. E. Crow. J. E. Hicks
Location: Unknown
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1921
End Year: 1921
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1921
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Sawmill, grist mill, two gin stands, and press
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: 8000: 1921
Capacity Comments: 8,000 feet of lumber a day
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Lumber, cotton, and cornmeal
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Angelina County records note that J. E. Hicks had picked up an abandoned multi-mill operation at a sheriff's sale. Hicks sold it all to M. E. Crow for $750. The sawmill was able to cut 8,000 feet of lumber daily.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson