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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SA-155
Corporate Name: Polley Lumber Co.
Local Name:
Owner Name: Polley Lumber Co.
Location: Unknown
County: San Augustine
Years in Operation: 15 years
Start Year: 1920
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1920-1929,1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1920 to 1934
Town: Unknown
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: Polley Lumber Co. appears in the Register of Chattel Mortgages with J. O. Payne as conveyor in 1920. Apparently, this was a logging outfit, for in 1921 Payne sold four 8-wheel log wagons and sixteen horses and mules. In 1934, it was listed in the The Lumbermen's Credit Rating Book, October 1934 with Mrs. J. O. Payne as proprietor.
Research Date: MCJ 02-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson