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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-56
Corporate Name: Payne & Son
Local Name:
Owner Name: Payne & Son
Location: Douglass
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1903
End Year: 1903
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: Shingle mill
Town: Douglass
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Shingle mill
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: Shingle machine
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: None
Historicial Development: A Nacogdoches newspaper reported in 1903 that “Payne and Son are cutting shingles in a hurry” under a Douglas headline.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson