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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HE-9
Corporate Name: Earl McCenley [Earl McCurley ]
Local Name:
Owner Name: Earl McCenley [Earl McCurley ]
Location: Chandler
County: Henderson
Years in Operation: 10 years
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1966
Decades: 1950-1959,1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1957 to 1966
Town: Chandler
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine lumber in 1957. Rough lumber and crossties in 1966.
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Lumber
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: The Earl McCenley [Earl McCurley ] sawmill was listed in 1957 edition of Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas. According to Samson's Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas 1966, the Earl McCurley Sawmill worked with less than eight employees. The plant manufactured rough lumber and crossties.
Research Date: MCJ 05-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson