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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-18
Corporate Name: Morrison & McClendon
Local Name:
Owner Name: Morrison, McClendon & Tingle Mill
Location: North of Sacul at intersection of 996 and 999
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 5 years
Start Year: 1904
End Year: 1908
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1904 to about 1908
Town: Sacul
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough and finished lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 40000: 1906
Capacity Comments: 40,000 feet of lumber daily
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular sawmill and planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas & New Orleans (formerly Texas and New Orleans)
Historicial Development: The firm of Morrison, McClendon and Tingle had built a mill about two miles north of Sacul after the coming of the Texas and New Orleans to the area. It initially sent its rough lumber to Caruthers Lumber for planing. It moved to the Caro area by 1908, where it had earlier established a planing mill by 1906.
Research Date: LAT 08-08-93, JKG 12-15-93, MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: L. Turner, J. Gerland, M. Johnson