Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-52
Corporate Name: Darnell Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Gordon L. Darnell, president (1966)
Location: Tenaha
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1967
End Year: 1967
Decades: 1960-1969
Period of Operation: 1967
Town: Tenaha
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: Manufacturers of lumber
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Darnell Lumber Company had been manufacturing lumber at Carthage since the 1940s. The Texas Forest Products Manufacturer's Association Records note that Darnell Lumber had a plant at Tenaha in 1967.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson