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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-255
Corporate Name: W. E. Evans of Nacogdoches Planing Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: W. E. Evans of Nacogdoches Planing Mill
Location: Nacogdoches
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1889
End Year: 1889
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1889
Town: Nacogdoches
Company Town: 0
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Weatherboarding; California weatherboarding; and resawn 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: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Planing mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: W. E. Evans of Nacogdoches Planing Mill advertised in the Nacogdoches News on May 31, 1889: $2.50 per thousand feet for dressing weatherboarding; $3.00 per thousand feet for California weatherboarding; and $2.00 per thousand feet for resawing lumber. This may be the forerunner of the Ireson Brothers or Banita Manufacturing companies.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson