Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: HD-55
Corporate Name: Nona- Fletcher Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Nona- Fletcher Lumber Company. Village Lumber Company.
Location: South of Silsbee
County: Hardin
Years in Operation: 13 years
Start Year: 1913
End Year: 1925
Decades: 1910-1919,1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1913 to 1925
Town: South of Silsbee
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: Unknown
Historicial Development: A secondary source reports that a man named Fletcher organized the Village Lumber Company south of Silsbee and built a mill in 1913. In 1917, the company reorganized as the Nona-Fletcher Lumber Company. The mill was dismantled in 1925 and moved to Kountze.
Research Date: MCJ 03-13-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson