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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-34
Corporate Name: A. L. Wheeler
Local Name:
Owner Name: A. L. Wheeler
Location: Huntington
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1934
End Year: 1934
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1934
Town: Huntington
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 350 in 1910; 3,000 in 1928; 1000 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Crates
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: Crate factory
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Shreveport, Houston & Gulf; Texas & New Orleans (Southern Pacific)
Historicial Development: A. L. Wheeler was manufacturing crates at Huntington in 1934.
Research Date: MCJ 01-09-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson