Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: NA-105
Corporate Name: Davisville Lumber Company
Local Name: Fitze
Owner Name: Davisville Lumber Company. John S. Doughtie
Location: Nacogdoches
County: Nacogdoches
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1907
End Year: 1907
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1907
Town: Nacogdoches
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 1827 in 1905
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Hardwood and pine 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: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas; Texas & New Orleans Railway
Historicial Development: The Davisville Lumber Company of Davisville (Angelina County) had a lumber manufacturing plant listed at Nacogdoches in 1907.
Research Date: MCJ 02-10-96
Prepared By: M Johnson