Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TY-25
Corporate Name: F. E. Fortenberry Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. E. Fortenberry Lumber Company
Location: Woodville
County: Tyler
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Woodville
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine 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: Unknown
Historicial Development: The sawmill operation of the F. E. Fortenberry Lumber Company at Woodville in 1957 was listed in the Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas.
Research Date: MCJ 02-21-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson