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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-152
Corporate Name: J. J. Simpson
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. J. Simpson
Location: Four miles west of Nacogdoches on King's Highway (Highway 21)
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1913
End Year: 1918
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1913 to 1918
Town: West of Nacogdoches
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: 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. J. Simpson's mill in 1918 was located on the King's Highway, about four miles west of Nacogdoches. He sold some lumber to Tilford-Hunt in November of that year. In 1913, he had been sawmilling and mortgaging lumber to the Alto Bank in Cherokee County.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson