Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: AG-112
Corporate Name: Luke Wright & Associates
Local Name: Clawson
Owner Name: Luke Wright & Associates
Location: Three miles northeast of Clawson
County: Angelina
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: Before 1909
Town: Northeast of Clawson
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: Probably 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis Southwestern
Historicial Development: Prior to operating the Davisville Lumber Company in 1909, Luke Wright erected a small mill three miles northeast of Clawson. It lasted only a short time before he closed it.
Research Date: MCJ 01-12-96
Prepared By: M Johnson