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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-62
Corporate Name: Alazan community sawmill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Alazan community sawmill
Location: Alazan, west of Nacogdoches
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1901
End Year: 1901
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1901
Town: Alazan
Company Town: 0
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: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The local newspaper described the community of Alazan in July 17, 1901, as having “one store, post office, saw mill, gin, and mill for grinding. A good school and a scholastic enrollment of 50 with 15 overs and unders making 65. Alazan community will build a new church house, and a new up-to-date school house in the near future. Professor Miles is teaching there.” John Noel Rogers was the new post master at Alazan.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson