Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MS-11
Corporate Name: D. T. Colquitt
Local Name:
Owner Name: D. T. Colquitt
Location: Daingerfield
County: Morris
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1905
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1905 to 1907
Town: Daingerfield
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 1000 in 1905, 4,000 in 1928; 1000 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Yellow pine lumber, and shingles after 1907
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: Sawmill and, after 1907, a shingle mill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Missouri, Kansas, & Texas
Historicial Development: D.T. Colquitt appeared in the January 1905 Reference Book of the Lumbermen's Credit Association as a manufacturer and wholesaler of yellow pine lumber at Daingerfield. He also appeared in the LCA 1907 edition. Upshur County deed records note that D. T. Colquitt took a timber deed and right-of-way with J. W. Nutt et al on land located in the William Whittaker survey.
Research Date: JKG 10-20-93, MCJ 04-02-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson