Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: PK-31
Corporate Name: Drew's Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: Drew's Mill
Location: North of the Trinity River, on the Houston East & West Texas
County: Polk
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1880
End Year: 1880
Decades: 1880-1889
Period of Operation: 1880
Town: Unknown
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: 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
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East and West Texas
Historicial Development: Drew's Mill sawmill was located near the newly laid tracks of the Houston East and West Texas Railway, north of the Trinity River, in 1880.
Research Date: JKG 12-14-93, MCJ 02-26-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland, M. Johnson