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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-16
Corporate Name: Nacogdoches Oil & Development Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Nacogdoches Oil & Development Company
Location: Southeast of Nacogdoches at Hampton on 2259 and Fairfield Road
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 2 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: Probably no later than 1906
Town: Hampton Switch, southeast of Nacogdoches
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Timbers for local oil industry
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: 40000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 40,000 feet daily.
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Nacogdoches and Southeastern Railway (owned by Hayward Lumber Co)
Historicial Development: This was a company owned by a group of local investors including company officers of both Hayward Lumber Company and Nacogdoches Lumber Co to exploit the Oil Springs and Trawick oil fields. It was not listed in the 1907 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association. The sawmill provided timbers and rigs for the oil industry. Product would have been shipped over the tracks of the Hayward Lumber Company shortline, the Nacogdoches and Southeastern Railway.
Research Date: LAT 08-08-93, JKG 12-15-93, MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: L. Turner, J. Gerland, M. Johnson