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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CS-141
Corporate Name: Vernon Hampton
Local Name:
Owner Name: Vernon Hampton
Location: Hughes Springs
County: Cass
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1957
End Year: 1957
Decades: 1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1957
Town: Hughes Springs
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Pine
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: Vernon Hampton owned a pine sawmill at or near Hughes Springs, in Cass County, according to Nelson T. Samson in his Directory of Wood-Using and Related Industries in East Texas for 1957.
Research Date: MCJ 04-04-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson