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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MS-20
Corporate Name: Scroggins Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Scroggins Lumber Company
Location: Daingerfield
County: Morris
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Daingerfield
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 1000 in 1905, 4,000 in 1928; 1000 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished shortleaf yellow pine lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Probably steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 20000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 20,000 feet daily on both sawmill and planing mill
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill with planing mill, trimmers and edgers.
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas (later Louisiana and Arkansas)
Historicial Development: Scroggins Lumber Company operated a circular sawmill at Daingerfield in 1928.
Research Date: MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: M Johnson