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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: WK-110
Corporate Name: Southern Pine and Cypress Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: Southern Pine and Cypress Company
Location: New Waverly, about sixteen miles north of Conroe, on the International & Great Northern
County: Walker
Years in Operation: 4 years
Start Year: 1903
End Year: 1906
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: At least 1903 until probably sometime before 1906
Town: New Waverly
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: International and Great Northern
Historicial Development: Southern Pine and Cypress Company was a Houston-based business with mills at Willis, Montgomery County; Baldwin, Polk County; New Waverly, Walker County; and Houston, Harris County. No mills at New Waverly appeared in a 1906 listing of sawmills. Texas Lumber Company bought Southern Pine and Cypress Company in May 1906 and moved the company office from Houston to Conroe.
Research Date: JKG 9-23-93, MCJ 03-31-96
Prepared By: J. Gerland , M Johnson