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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-120
Corporate Name: McNeil Chapman
Local Name:
Owner Name: McNeil Chapman
Location: Heiser's Switch, four miles north of Huntington
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908
Town: Heiser's Switch
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: Texas & New Orleans
Historicial Development: McNeil Chapman had a sawmill at Heiser's Switch on the Texas & New Orleans, about four miles north of Huntington. In 1908, he shipped lumber from the Switch and sold some to E. A. Blount.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson