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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-134
Corporate Name: W. W. West
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. W. West
Location: Livingston
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1925
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1925
Town: Livingston
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1024 in 1906; 2500 in 1928
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: 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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: A proposed single circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas, and the Southern Pacific
Historicial Development: The technical drawings in the Lufkin Foundry & Machine archives list that a W. W. West proposed single circular sawmill at Livingston in 1925.
Research Date: MCJ 02-27-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson