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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-73
Corporate Name: Sory Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Sory Lumber Company with Carl Sory
Location: Saratoga, ten miles south of Bragg
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 13 years
Start Year: 1945
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1945 to 1957
Town: Saratoga
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough hardwood lumber and timbers
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
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
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Sory Lumber Company was listed in Nelson Samson's 1957 edition of the Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas at Saratoga. The Directory of Texas Manufacturers 1956-1958 reported that Carl Sory managed the plant, which had been established in 1945.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson