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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-32
Corporate Name: J. F. Pipkin
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. F. Pipkin [John F. Pipkin]
Location: Kountze
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1884
End Year: 1884
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1884
Town: Kountze
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: Sabine and East Texas (Texas and New Orleans)
Historicial Development: Pipkin is listed in 1884 as having a mill at Kountze, Hardin County, in a railroad directory. This may be the John F. Pipkin who ran a sawmill at Beaumont from 1856 to 1873 (see Pipkin & Halton).
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M Johnson