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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-89
Corporate Name: Worksbaugh mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Worksbaugh mill
Location: Three miles south intersection of Highway 327 and Highway 69
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 6 years
Start Year: 1945
End Year: 1950
Decades: 1940-1949
Period of Operation: 1945 to 1950
Town: Near 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 maybe electric
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: Mr. Harold Willis reports that a “Worksbaugh” sawmill operated around the 1950 time frame three miles south of Kountze. Mr. Miller's recall of Worksbaugh may well be a varied spelling of Wurtzbaugh.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson