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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-128
Corporate Name: Pine Knot Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Pine Knot Lumber Company
Location: Huntington
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1945
End Year: 1948
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1945 to 1948
Town: Huntington
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: Butane
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 8000: 1941
Capacity Comments: 8,000 feet daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Portable sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: M. Cooper remembered that a Pine Knot Lumber Company operated a portable diesel-powered sawmill at Huntington from 1945 to 1948. It cut 8,000 feet daily. It also operated in Hardin County in the vicinity of Kountze.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson